Harrisburg has a general population of 48,950 and an overall student population of 24,802. Approximately 22,529 of Harrisburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Of the 1 ultrasound technician schools in Harrisburg, the largest ultrasound technology school, by student population, is Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg with credentials in ultrasound technology.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree in Harrisburg. If you decide to attend a ultrasound technician school in Harrisburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,480.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for ultrasound technology related books and supplies every year.
Many ultrasound technology graduates choose to work as ultrasound technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Harrisburg, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 ultrasound technicians in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Harrisburg area. By the year 2018, the number of ultrasound technicians is expected to increase by 10% in Harrisburg. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Harrisburg is $57,050 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.