Sonography in Georgia

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in Georgia


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Georgia receive sonography certificates every year. That means an estimated 117 sonographers graduate from Georgia's 7 sonography schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia that has a sonography program is Grady Health System Professional Schools. Grady Health System Professional Schools, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Grady Health System Professional Schools graduated 7 students from its sonography program.

Sanford-Brown College, which is located in Atlanta, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a sonography program. It received a ranking of 82nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 43 students graduated from Sanford-Brown College sonography program. Tuition at Sanford-Brown College was $12,049 per year.

Ogeechee Technical College, which was ranked 82nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a sonography program. It is located in Statesboro. In 2010, Ogeechee Technical College graduated 10 students from its sonography programs. Tuition at Ogeechee Technical College was $2,283 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia sonography school, average tuition will be $3,112 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,268 per year to $12,049 per year. The Georgia sonography schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Sanford-Brown College - located in Atlanta, students are charged $12,049 per year
  2. Darton College - located in Albany, students are charged $2,714 per year
  3. Columbus Technical College - located in Columbus, students are charged $2,468 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Georgia sonography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Georgia Northwestern Technical College - located in Rome, students are charged $2,268 per year
  2. Ogeechee Technical College - located in Statesboro, students are charged $2,283 per year
  3. Columbus Technical College - located in Columbus, students are charged $2,468 per year

A sonography certificate from a Georgia school... what next?

The highest percentage of sonography graduates in Georgia pursue careers as a sonographer. In 2010, there were 950 sonographers working in Georgia. In Georgia, the largest numbers of sonographers work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 450 sonographers
  2. Burke County - 90 sonographers
  3. Bryan County - 60 sonographers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of sonographers is expected to grow by 30% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,440 sonographers working in the Georgia then.

Salary

A sonographer in Georgia makes an average of $58,470 per year. In 2010, however, some Georgia sonographers earned as little as less than $28,340 per year or as much as more than $81,960 per year. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for sonographers:

  1. Hall County - $64,970 per year
  2. Barrow County - $61,120 per year
  3. Bryan County - $58,360 per year

A sonographer in the following counties in Georgia make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Banks County - $47,320 per year
  2. Bulloch County - $52,130 per year
  3. Appling County - $54,200 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in sonography. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as radiology technology or sonography.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Sonography in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Sonography in Georgia
  • Certificate in Sonography in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 950 $58,470 -16.7%
 

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