Ultrasound Technician in Iowa

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Schools Offering Ultrasound Technology Programs in Iowa


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Iowa receive ultrasound technology certificates every year. That means an estimated 13 ultrasound technicians graduate from Iowa's 3 ultrasound technician schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Iowa, which is located in Iowa City, is the top-ranked school in Iowa that has a ultrasound technician program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a certificate in ultrasound technician from University of Iowa in 2010. Tuition at University of Iowa was $7,417 per year.

The second-ranked school in Iowa with a ultrasound technician program is Mercy College of Health Sciences, which is located in Des Moines. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Mercy College of Health Sciences ultrasound technician program. Students at Mercy College of Health Sciences paid $13,530 per year in tuition fees.

Allen College, which is located in Waterloo, is the third-ranked school in Iowa that has a ultrasound technician program. It received a ranking of 76th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Allen College ultrasound technician program. Students at Allen College paid $14,995 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Iowa's ultrasound technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,981 per year, though tuition can range from $14,995 per year to $7,417 per year. In 2010, the following Iowa ultrasound technician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Allen College - located in Waterloo, students are charged $14,995 per year
  2. Mercy College of Health Sciences - located in Des Moines, students are charged $13,530 per year
  3. University of Iowa - located in Iowa City, students are charged $7,417 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Iowa ultrasound technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Iowa - located in Iowa City, students are charged $7,417 per year
  2. Mercy College of Health Sciences - located in Des Moines, students are charged $13,530 per year
  3. Allen College - located in Waterloo, students are charged $14,995 per year

An ultrasound technician certificate from an Iowa school... what next?

A large number of Iowa ultrasound technician graduates become ultrasound technicians. If you decide to work as an ultrasound technician in Iowa, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 660 Iowa ultrasound technicians as of 2010. The Iowa counties with the largest populations of ultrasound technicians are:

  1. Dallas County - 210 ultrasound technicians
  2. Scott County - 130 ultrasound technicians
  3. Buena Vista County - 60 ultrasound technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of ultrasound technicians in the state of Iowa will grow to 620. This would require a 17% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, ultrasound technicians earn $57,960 per year. But, salaries for ultrasound technicians can vary. In 2010, ultrasound technicians made as little as less than $39,620 per year or as much as more than $79,630 per year in Iowa. On average an ultrasound technician earns the most in the following Iowa counties:

  1. Buena Vista County - $62,180 per year
  2. Adair County - $59,570 per year
  3. Johnson County - $59,280 per year

The following counties in Iowa have the lowest average salaries for ultrasound technicians:

  1. Scott County - $54,170 per year
  2. Dubuque County - $57,260 per year
  3. Dallas County - $58,250 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in ultrasound technology in Iowa and to compare salaries with various related fields such as ultrasound technology or allied health, 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 Ultrasound Technology in Iowa

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,304 miles from location University of Iowa Iowa City IA 41.0192 32% 28,987
6,412 miles from location Mercy College of Health Sciences Des Moines IA 31.3887 100% 793
6,344 miles from location Allen College Waterloo IA 24.3075 50% 454
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 660 $57,960 50.0%
 

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