With an overall population of 33,740 and a student population of 7,088, approximately 143 of Petersburg students attend one of Petersburg's schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools is the largest ultrasound technician school in Petersburg, based on student population. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools with credentials in ultrasound technology.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an ultrasound technology certificate in Petersburg.
Many ultrasound technology graduates choose to work as ultrasound technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Petersburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,080 ultrasound technicians in Virginia. Of these ultrasound technicians, 250 were working in the greater Petersburg area. Petersburg's ultrasound technician workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for ultrasound technicians.
As an ultrasound technician in Petersburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,340 per year. This is higher than the average salary for ultrasound technicians in the state.
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