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Schools Offering Radiology Programs in Alabama


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Alabama receive radiology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 227 radiology technicians graduate from Alabama's 10 radiology technician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alabama that has a radiology technician program is University of Alabama at Birmingham. University of Alabama at Birmingham, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Birmingham. 36 students graduated with a degree in radiology technician from University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2010. Students at University of Alabama at Birmingham paid $5,806 per year in tuition fees.

University of South Alabama, which is located in Mobile, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a radiology technician program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 23 students graduated from University of South Alabama radiology technician program. Students at University of South Alabama paid $5,748 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Alabama that has a radiology technician program is George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Hanceville. In 2010, 27 students graduated from George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville radiology technician program. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville charged in-state students $3,570 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alabama radiology technician school, average tuition will be $3,482 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,834 per year to $5,806 per year. In 2010, the radiology technician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Alabama were:

  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham - located in Birmingham, students are charged $5,806 per year
  2. University of South Alabama - located in Mobile, students are charged $5,748 per year
  3. Jefferson State Community College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,630 per year

The following Alabama radiology technician schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Southern Union State Community College - located in Wadley, students are charged $2,834 per year
  2. Gadsden State Community College - located in Gadsden, students are charged $3,270 per year
  3. George C Wallace Community College-Dothan - located in Dothan, students are charged $3,270 per year

A radiology technician degree from an Alabama school... what next?

Most people who graduate from radiology technician school in Alabama go on to work as a radiology technician. Alabama had 3,590 radiology technicians in 2010. The largest populations of Alabama radiology technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Bibb County - 1,010 radiology technicians
  2. Mobile County - 330 radiology technicians
  3. Limestone County - 320 radiology technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of radiology technicians in the state of Alabama will grow to 3,690. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.

Salary

A radiology technician in Alabama makes an average of $44,730 per year. The following counties in Alabama have the highest average salaries for radiology technicians:

  1. Mobile County - $46,940 per year
  2. Bibb County - $46,890 per year
  3. Cullman County - $46,840 per year

The following counties in Alabama have the lowest average salaries for radiology technicians:

  1. Etowah County - $38,170 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $39,720 per year
  3. Lee County - $40,850 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in radiology in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as radiology technology or x ray technology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Radiology in Alabama
  • Bachelor's Degree in Radiology in Alabama
  • Certificate in Radiology in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,012 miles from location Community College of the Air Force Montgomery AL 0.0 n/a n/a
6,040 miles from location University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham AL 27.7966 41% 16,874
6,116 miles from location University of South Alabama Mobile AL 26.3802 51% 14,522
6,051 miles from location John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner AL 9.72355 n/a 11,212
6,035 miles from location Jefferson State Community College Birmingham AL 7.88929 n/a 8,581
5,995 miles from location Gadsden State Community College Gadsden AL 17.7292 n/a 6,917
6,040 miles from location George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Hanceville AL 24.8428 n/a 6,311
5,968 miles from location Southern Union State Community College Wadley AL 13.8231 n/a 5,111
5,957 miles from location George C Wallace Community College-Dothan Dothan AL 12.4472 n/a 4,653
6,011 miles from location H Councill Trenholm State Technical College Montgomery AL 15.9418 n/a 1,733
 

Curious what studying Radiology Technician gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 3,280 $222,610 79.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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