Philadelphia has a general population of 1,517,550 and an overall student population of 150,997. Approximately 3,326 of Philadelphia's students are enrolled in schools that offer sonography programs.
Of the 1 sonography schools in Philadelphia, the largest sonography school, by student population, is Thomas Jefferson University. In 2010, Thomas Jefferson University graduated approximately 79 students from its sonography program.
A reported 79 students graduated with credentials in sonography in Philadelphia in 2010.
And if you live on campus at one of the Philadelphia-based sonography schools, you will have an added expense of $3,320 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in sonography, if you decide to work as a sonographer in Philadelphia, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,200 sonographers in Pennsylvania. Of these sonographers, 790 were working in the greater Philadelphia area. The government projects that the number of sonographers in Philadelphia will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sonographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sonographer in Philadelphia is $66,610 per year, which is higher than the average for sonographers state-wide.
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