Seattle has a total population of 563,374 and a student population of 96,368. Of these students, 7,751 are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Seattle's largest ultrasound technician school is Seattle University. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Seattle University with credentials in ultrasound technology.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree in Seattle. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,340 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,440 for ultrasound technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Seattle-based ultrasound technician schools, you will have an added expense of $9,225 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in ultrasound technology, if you decide to work as an ultrasound technician in Seattle, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 ultrasound technicians in Washington State were working in the greater Seattle area. By the year 2018, the number of ultrasound technicians is expected to increase by 25% in Seattle. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
As an ultrasound technician in Seattle, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,340 per year. This is higher than the average salary for ultrasound technicians in the state.