Petersburg has a total population of 33,740 and a student population of 7,088. Of these students, 143 are enrolled in schools that offer sonography programs.
The largest sonography school in Petersburg, by student population, is Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools. In 2010, Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools graduated approximately 11 students from its sonography program.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in sonography from sonography schools in Petersburg in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in sonography, if you decide to work as a sonographer in Petersburg, your job prospects are good. There were 1,080 sonographers working in Virginia and 250 working in the greater Petersburg area in 2010. Petersburg's sonographer workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sonographers.
As a sonographer in Petersburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,340 per year. This is higher than the average salary for sonographers in the state.
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