X Ray Technician in Illinois

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Schools Offering X Ray Technology Programs in Illinois


Around 0.1% of Illinois's graduates graduate from x ray technology degree programs every year. Thus, Illinois' 26 x ray technician schools put out approximately 475 x ray technicians each year.

Top Schools

University of St Francis, which is located in Joliet, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a x ray technician program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 3 students graduated from University of St Francis' x ray technician program. The tuition rate at University of St Francis was $24,742 per year.

Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences, which is located in Rock Island, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a x ray technician program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 12 students graduated from Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences x ray technician program. The tuition rate at Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences was $13,532 per year.

Kaskaskia College, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Illinois that has a x ray technician program. It is located in Centralia. 35 students graduated with degree in x ray technician from Kaskaskia College in 2010. Kaskaskia College charged in-state students $2,816 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Illinois x ray technician school, average tuition will be $4,179 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,194 per year to $24,742 per year. In 2010, the following Illinois x ray technician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of St Francis - located in Joliet, students are charged $24,742 per year
  2. Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences - located in Rock Island, students are charged $13,532 per year
  3. Carl Sandburg College - located in Galesburg, students are charged $4,035 per year

The x ray technician schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Illinois were:

  1. Elgin Community College - located in Elgin, students are charged $2,194 per year
  2. Southwestern Illinois College - located in Belleville, students are charged $2,604 per year
  3. Richland Community College - located in Decatur, students are charged $2,690 per year

A x ray technician degree from an Illinois school... what next?

The highest percentage of x ray technician graduates in Illinois pursue careers as a x ray technician. Illinois had 7,670 x ray technicians in 2010. In Illinois, the largest numbers of x ray technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Cook County - 4,380 x ray technicians
  2. Marshall County - 490 x ray technicians
  3. Lake County - 410 x ray technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of x ray technicians in Illinois will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 8,470 x ray technicians working in Illinois.

Salary

A x ray technician in Illinois makes an average of $57,540 per year. On average a x ray technician earns the most in the following Illinois counties:

  1. Lake County - $63,150 per year
  2. Cook County - $62,100 per year
  3. Menard County - $55,020 per year

On average, x ray technicians earns the least in the following Illinois counties:

  1. Clark County - $47,220 per year
  2. Adams County - $47,350 per year
  3. Marshall County - $47,430 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in x ray technology in Illinois 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 X Ray Technology in Illinois
  • Bachelor's Degree in X Ray Technology in Illinois
  • Master's Degree in X Ray Technology in Illinois
  • Certificate in X Ray Technology in Illinois

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,103 miles from location Citi College of Allied Health Chicago IL n/a n/a n/a
6,123 miles from location College of Lake County Grayslake IL 13.4699 n/a 18,092
6,113 miles from location Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills IL 13.4837 n/a 17,774
6,126 miles from location Harper College Palatine IL 12.7765 n/a 15,711
6,114 miles from location Triton College River Grove IL 11.7006 n/a 15,706
6,221 miles from location Southwestern Illinois College Belleville IL 13.7244 n/a 14,440
6,200 miles from location Illinois Central College Peoria IL 15.7341 n/a 13,049
6,111 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College Chicago IL 8.94698 n/a 12,866
6,139 miles from location Elgin Community College Elgin IL 15.1103 n/a 11,704
6,134 miles from location Parkland College Champaign IL 15.5147 n/a 9,633
6,105 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Chicago IL 7.66409 n/a 8,718
6,204 miles from location Lincoln Land Community College Springfield IL 12.2962 n/a 7,677
6,102 miles from location South Suburban College South Holland IL 10.1002 n/a 7,279
6,181 miles from location Kaskaskia College Centralia IL 17.5689 n/a 5,337
6,173 miles from location Heartland Community College Normal IL 13.4655 n/a 5,266
6,167 miles from location Kishwaukee College Malta IL 13.1722 n/a 4,735
6,107 miles from location Kankakee Community College Kankakee IL 13.4446 n/a 4,298
6,170 miles from location Richland Community College Decatur IL 12.4452 n/a 3,595
6,098 miles from location Danville Area Community College Danville IL 12.2748 n/a 3,584
6,126 miles from location University of St Francis Joliet IL 58.1609 35% 3,352
6,296 miles from location John Wood Community College Quincy IL 14.7388 n/a 2,757
6,244 miles from location Carl Sandburg College Galesburg IL 14.1935 n/a 2,661
6,198 miles from location Sauk Valley Community College Dixon IL 15.3721 n/a 2,504
6,122 miles from location Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College Olney IL 14.4703 n/a 1,627
6,122 miles from location National University of Health Sciences Lombard IL 2.25825 n/a 787
6,254 miles from location Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences Rock Island IL 35.8249 57% 264
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Radiologic technologists and technicians + 7,470 $56,070
 

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