Paducah has a general population of 26,307 and an overall student population of 7,753. Approximately 7,464 of Paducah's students are enrolled in schools that offer sonography programs.
Paducah's largest sonography school is West Kentucky Community and Technical College. In 2010, West Kentucky Community and Technical College graduated approximately 11 students from its sonography program.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in sonography from sonography schools in Paducah in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for sonography related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Paducah after graduating from sonography school, you should know that job prospects for sonographers in Paducah, which is the most popular sonography profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 sonographers in Kentucky were working in the greater Paducah area. Paducah's sonographer workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sonographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sonographer in Paducah is $51,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for sonographers.
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