With an overall population of 83,650 and a student population of 18,298, approximately 11,045 of Tyler students attend one of Tyler's schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
The largest ultrasound technician school in Tyler, by student population, is Tyler Junior College. In 2010, Tyler Junior College graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in ultrasound technology.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree in Tyler. If you decide to attend one of Tyler's ultrasound technician schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,424 per year in instate tuition and $12,024 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,116 for ultrasound technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Tyler-based ultrasound technician schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,362.
After graduating with your credentials in ultrasound technology, if you decide to work as an ultrasound technician in Tyler, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 45 ultrasound technicians in Texas were working in the greater Tyler area. The government projects that the number of ultrasound technicians in Tyler will 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 Tyler, you can expect to make an average salary of $58,360 per year. This is lower than the average salary for ultrasound technicians in the state.
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