Tacoma has a total population of 193,556 and a student population of 22,872. Of these students, 6,825 are enrolled in schools that offer ultrasound technician programs.
The largest ultrasound technician school in Tacoma, by student population, is Tacoma Community College. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Ultrasound Technology program at Tacoma Community College.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with an ultrasound technology degree from one of Tacoma's ultrasound technician schools. In 2009 tuition at ultrasound technician schools in Tacoma was $2,827 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for ultrasound technology related books and supplies every year.
Many ultrasound technology graduates choose to work as ultrasound technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tacoma, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 ultrasound technicians in Washington State were working in the greater Tacoma area. By the year 2018, the number of ultrasound technicians is expected to increase by 25% in Tacoma. 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 Tacoma is $75,250 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for ultrasound technicians.
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