Atlanta has a general population of 416,474 and an overall student population of 92,079. Approximately 84 of Atlanta's students are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Atlanta's largest ultrasound technician school is Grady Health System Professional Schools. In 2010, Grady Health System Professional Schools graduated approximately 10 students from its ultrasound technology program.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in ultrasound technology in Atlanta in 2010.
Many ultrasound technology graduates choose to work as ultrasound technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Atlanta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,100 ultrasound technicians in Georgia, 450 were working in the greater Atlanta area. The government projects that the number of ultrasound technicians in Atlanta will increase by 30% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Atlanta is $61,020 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.
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