Ultrasound Technician in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Ultrasound Technology Programs in Louisiana


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Louisiana receive ultrasound technology certificates every year. That means an estimated 38 ultrasound technicians graduate from Louisiana's 4 ultrasound technician schools each year.

Top Schools

Unitech Training Academy, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Louisiana that has a ultrasound technician program. It is located in Lafayette. 8 students graduated with a certificate in ultrasound technician from Unitech Training Academy in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Louisiana with a ultrasound technician program is Unitech Training Academy-Houma, which is located in Houma. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. 6 students graduated with certificate in ultrasound technician from Unitech Training Academy-Houma in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a ultrasound technician program is Louisiana State University Eunice. Louisiana State University Eunice, which was ranked 90th in the country in 2010, is located in Eunice. In 2010, Louisiana State University Eunice graduated 3 students from its ultrasound technician programs. Tuition at Louisiana State University Eunice was $2,488 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Louisiana's ultrasound technician schools ranges from $2,955 per year to $2,488 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,361 per year. In 2010, the following Louisiana ultrasound technician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Delgado Community College - located in New Orleans, students are charged $2,955 per year
  2. Louisiana State University Eunice - located in Eunice, students are charged $2,488 per year

The following Louisiana ultrasound technician schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Louisiana State University Eunice - located in Eunice, students are charged $2,488 per year
  2. Delgado Community College - located in New Orleans, students are charged $2,955 per year

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

A large number of Louisiana ultrasound technician graduates become ultrasound technicians. If you decide to work as an ultrasound technician in Louisiana, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 790 Louisiana ultrasound technicians as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Louisiana ultrasound technicians:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 220 ultrasound technicians
  2. Ascension County - 160 ultrasound technicians
  3. Bossier County - 70 ultrasound technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 850 ultrasound technicians will be working in Louisiana state. This would require the number of ultrasound technicians to grow by 21%.

Salary

On average, an ultrasound technician earns a salary of $55,210 per year in Louisiana state. However, this number is only an average. ultrasound technicians in Louisiana had varying salaries from $21,070 to $84,460 per year in 2010. The following counties in Louisiana have the highest average salaries for ultrasound technicians:

  1. Lafourche County - $59,420 per year
  2. Bossier County - $59,420 per year
  3. Jefferson Davis County - $58,770 per year

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

  1. Calcasieu County - $43,090 per year
  2. Acadia County - $48,010 per year
  3. Tangipahoa County - $51,060 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in ultrasound technology in Louisiana 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.

  • Certificate in Ultrasound Technology in Louisiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,231 miles from location Delgado Community College New Orleans LA 8.24463 n/a 16,758
6,371 miles from location Louisiana State University Eunice Eunice LA 9.89429 n/a 3,332
6,266 miles from location Unitech Training Academy-Houma Houma LA 26.1256 n/a 159
6,349 miles from location Unitech Training Academy Lafayette LA 28.8982 n/a 90
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 790 $55,210 -8.1%
 

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