Columbus has a total population of 185,781 and a student population of 12,828. Of these students, 4,172 are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Columbus Technical College is the largest ultrasound technician school in Columbus, based on student population. In 2010, Columbus Technical College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in ultrasound technology.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in ultrasound technology in Columbus in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,031 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ultrasound technician program in Columbus.
Many ultrasound technology graduates choose to work as ultrasound technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,100 ultrasound technicians in Georgia, 50 were working in the greater Columbus area. The government projects that the number of ultrasound technicians in Columbus will increase by 30% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Columbus is $59,060 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.
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