Ultrasound Technician in Kentucky

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Schools Offering Ultrasound Technology Programs in Kentucky


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Kentucky graduates receive certificates in ultrasound technology. That means an estimated 61 ultrasound technicians graduate from Kentucky's 5 ultrasound technician schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kentucky with a ultrasound technician program is West Kentucky Community and Technical College, which is located in Paducah. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. 10 students graduated with a certificate in ultrasound technician from West Kentucky Community and Technical College in 2010. Tuition 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 ultrasound technician program. It is located in Bowling Green. In 2010, Bowling Green Technical College graduated 13 students from its ultrasound technician program. Tuition at Bowling Green Technical College was $3,120 per year.

Owensboro Community and Technical College, which is located in Owensboro, is the third-ranked school in Kentucky that has a ultrasound technician program. It received a ranking of 86th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Owensboro Community and Technical College graduated 7 students from its ultrasound technician programs. Students at Owensboro Community and Technical College paid $3,120 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Kentucky's ultrasound technician schools ranges from $15,890 per year to $3,120 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,690 per year. The Kentucky ultrasound technician 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 lowest tuition rates at Kentucky ultrasound technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  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

An ultrasound technician certificate from a Kentucky school... what next?

Most people who graduate from ultrasound technician school in Kentucky go on to work as an ultrasound technician. 490 ultrasound technicians were working in Kentucky in 2010. In Kentucky, the largest numbers of ultrasound technicians work in the following counties:

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

Projected Growth

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

Salary

An ultrasound technician in Kentucky earns $57,210 per year on average. However, Kentucky ultrasound technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,340 per year to more than $84,460 per year in 2010. The following counties in Kentucky have the highest average salaries for ultrasound technicians:

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

On average, ultrasound technicians earns the least in the following Kentucky counties:

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

More Information

For more data regarding a career in ultrasound technology in Kentucky 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 Kentucky
  • Certificate in Ultrasound Technology 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
 

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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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