Brownsville has a total population of 139,722 and a student population of 18,432. Of these students, 17,151 are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Brownsville's largest ultrasound technician school is The University of Texas at Brownsville. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Ultrasound Technology program at The University of Texas at Brownsville.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree in Brownsville. If you decide to attend one of Brownsville's ultrasound technician schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,608 per year in instate tuition and $22,810 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $646 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ultrasound technician program in Brownsville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,367 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,826.
If you plan on staying in Brownsville after graduating from ultrasound technician school, you should know that job prospects for ultrasound technicians in Brownsville, which is the most popular ultrasound technology profession, are good. In 2010, of the 3,210 ultrasound technicians in Texas, 40 were working in the greater Brownsville area. Brownsville's ultrasound technician workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
As an ultrasound technician in Brownsville, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,670 per year. This is higher than the average salary for ultrasound technicians in the state.
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