With an overall population of 1,321,045 and a student population of 86,666, approximately 7,863 of Phoenix students attend one of Phoenix's schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
The largest ultrasound technician school in Phoenix, by student population, is GateWay Community College. In 2010, GateWay Community College graduated approximately 31 students from its ultrasound technology program.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with an ultrasound technology certificate from one of Phoenix's ultrasound technician schools. If you decide to attend a ultrasound technician school in Phoenix, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,734.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for ultrasound technology related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Phoenix after graduating from ultrasound technician school, you should know that job prospects for ultrasound technicians in Phoenix, which is the most popular ultrasound technology profession, are good. There were 880 ultrasound technicians working in Arizona and 590 working in the greater Phoenix area in 2010. The number of ultrasound technicians in Phoenix is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Phoenix is $76,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.
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