With an overall population of 32,709 and a student population of 5,500, approximately 5,422 of Lufkin students attend one of Lufkin's schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Angelina College is the largest ultrasound technician school in Lufkin, based on student population. In 2010, Angelina College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in ultrasound technology.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree in Lufkin. Tuition in 2009 at Lufkin's ultrasound technician schools was $11,896 per year for instate students and $12,706 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,330 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ultrasound technician program in Lufkin. And if you live on campus at one of the Lufkin-based ultrasound technician schools, you will have an added expense of $5,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,232.
Many ultrasound technology graduates choose to work as ultrasound technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lufkin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,210 ultrasound technicians in Texas, 120 were working in the greater Lufkin area. By the year 2018, the number of ultrasound technicians is expected to increase by 26% in Lufkin. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an ultrasound technician in Lufkin is $55,030 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.
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