Alvin has a general population of 21,413 and an overall student population of 5,240. Approximately 5,240 of Alvin's students are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
The largest ultrasound technician school in Alvin, by student population, is Alvin Community College. In 2010, Alvin Community College graduated approximately 16 students with credentials in ultrasound technology.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree from one of Alvin's ultrasound technician schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,114 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,575 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ultrasound technician program in Alvin.
Many ultrasound technology graduates choose to work as ultrasound technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alvin, your job prospects are good. There were 3,210 ultrasound technicians working in Texas and 880 working in the greater Alvin area in 2010. The number of ultrasound technicians in Alvin is expected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Alvin is $62,600 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.
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