With an overall population of 484,674 and a student population of 59,719, approximately 16,758 of New Orleans students attend one of New Orleans's schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Of the 1 ultrasound technician schools in New Orleans, the largest ultrasound technology school, by student population, is Delgado Community College. In 2010, Delgado Community College graduated approximately 12 students from its ultrasound technology program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an ultrasound technology certificate from one of New Orleans's ultrasound technician schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,466 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for ultrasound technology related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in New Orleans after graduating from ultrasound technician school, you should know that job prospects for ultrasound technicians in New Orleans, which is the most popular ultrasound technology profession, are good. In 2010, of the 700 ultrasound technicians in Louisiana, 220 were working in the greater New Orleans area. By the year 2018, the number of ultrasound technicians is expected to increase by 21% in New Orleans. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
As an ultrasound technician in New Orleans, you can expect to make an average salary of $58,550 per year. This is higher than the average salary for ultrasound technicians in the state.
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