Sonography in Kentucky

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in Kentucky


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Kentucky students graduate with certificates in sonography. That means an estimated 61 sonographers graduate from Kentucky's 5 sonography schools each year.

Top Schools

West Kentucky Community and Technical College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kentucky that has a sonography program. It is located in Paducah. 10 students graduated with a certificate in sonography from West Kentucky Community and Technical College in 2010. The tuition rate at West Kentucky Community and Technical College was $3,120 per year.

Bowling Green Technical College, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kentucky that has a sonography program. It is located in Bowling Green. In 2010, Bowling Green Technical College graduated 13 students from its sonography program. Bowling Green Technical College charged in-state students $3,120 in tuition fees per year.

Owensboro Community and Technical College, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kentucky that has a sonography program. It is located in Owensboro. In 2010, Owensboro Community and Technical College graduated 7 students from its sonography programs. Tuition at Owensboro Community and Technical College was $3,120 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Kentucky's sonography schools ranges from $15,890 per year to $3,120 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,690 per year. The Kentucky sonography schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Saint Catharine College - located in Saint Catharine, students are charged $15,890 per year
  2. Jefferson Community and Technical College - located in Louisville, students are charged $3,200 per year
  3. Bowling Green Technical College - located in Bowling Green, students are charged $3,120 per year

The following Kentucky sonography schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Bowling Green Technical College - located in Bowling Green, students are charged $3,120 per year
  2. West Kentucky Community and Technical College - located in Paducah, students are charged $3,120 per year
  3. Owensboro Community and Technical College - located in Owensboro, students are charged $3,120 per year

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

The highest percentage of sonography graduates in Kentucky pursue careers as a sonographer. Kentucky had 490 sonographers in 2010. The largest populations of Kentucky sonographers are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 200 sonographers
  2. Bourbon County - 60 sonographers
  3. Adair County - 50 sonographers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of sonographers in Kentucky will grow by 15%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 670 sonographers working in Kentucky.

Salary

On average, sonographers earn $57,210 per year. However, this number is only an average. sonographers in Kentucky had varying salaries from $22,340 to $84,460 per year in 2010. The counties in Kentucky with the highest average salary for a sonographer are:

  1. Bourbon County - $61,580 per year
  2. Clark County - $57,990 per year
  3. Bell County - $55,000 per year

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

  1. Ballard County - $51,120 per year
  2. Adair County - $53,380 per year
  3. Bell County - $55,000 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kentucky statistics regarding a career in sonography and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Kentucky
  • Certificate in Sonography in Kentucky

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,994 miles from location Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville KY 11.4553 n/a 14,991
6,151 miles from location West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah KY 18.5802 n/a 7,464
6,065 miles from location Owensboro Community and Technical College Owensboro KY 13.9383 n/a 6,324
6,030 miles from location Bowling Green Technical College Bowling Green KY 16.5022 n/a 4,844
5,966 miles from location Saint Catharine College Saint Catharine KY 13.7868 n/a 852
 

Curious what studying Sonography gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 490 $57,210 -2.0%
 

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