With an overall population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997, approximately 3,326 of Philadelphia students attend one of Philadelphia's schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
The largest ultrasound technician school in Philadelphia, by student population, is Thomas Jefferson University. In 2010, Thomas Jefferson University graduated approximately 79 students from its ultrasound technology program.
In 2010, 79 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree in Philadelphia.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,320 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an ultrasound technician in Philadelphia, your job prospects are average. There were 2,200 ultrasound technicians working in Pennsylvania and 790 working in the greater Philadelphia area in 2010. Philadelphia's ultrasound technician workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Philadelphia is $66,610 per year, which is higher than the average for ultrasound technicians state-wide.
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