With an overall population of 256,231 and a student population of 48,950, approximately 14,991 of Louisville students attend one of Louisville's schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Of the 1 ultrasound technician schools in Louisville, the largest ultrasound technology school, by student population, is Jefferson Community and Technical College. In 2010, Jefferson Community and Technical College graduated approximately 14 students from its ultrasound technology program.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree from one of Louisville's ultrasound technician schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,080 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for ultrasound technology related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Louisville after graduating from ultrasound technician school, you should know that job prospects for ultrasound technicians in Louisville, which is the most popular ultrasound technology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 580 ultrasound technicians in Kentucky. Of these ultrasound technicians, 200 were working in the greater Louisville area. By the year 2018, the number of ultrasound technicians is expected to increase by 15% in Louisville. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Louisville is $57,560 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.
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