Chattanooga has a total population of 155,554 and a student population of 22,879. Of these students, 9,431 are enrolled in schools that offer sonography programs.
The largest sonography school in Chattanooga, by student population, is Chattanooga State Community College. In 2010, Chattanooga State Community College graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in sonography.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in sonography in Chattanooga in 2010. In 2009 tuition at sonography schools in Chattanooga was $2,992 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for sonography related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a sonographer in Chattanooga, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,230 sonographers in Tennessee, 130 were working in the greater Chattanooga area. Chattanooga's sonographer workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sonographers.
As a sonographer in Chattanooga, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for sonographers in the state.