Sonography in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in Massachusetts


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Massachusetts graduates receive certificates in sonography. That means an estimated 61 sonographers graduate from Massachusetts' 5 sonography schools each year.

Top Schools

Springfield Technical Community College, which was ranked 87th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a sonography program. It is located in Springfield. 12 students graduated with a certificate in sonography from Springfield Technical Community College in 2010. Students at Springfield Technical Community College paid $4,386 per year in tuition fees.

Bunker Hill Community College, which was ranked 89th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a sonography program. It is located in Charlestown. In 2010, Bunker Hill Community College graduated 10 students from its sonography program. Bunker Hill Community College charged in-state students $3,144 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a sonography program is Middlesex Community College. Middlesex Community College, which was ranked 90th in the country in 2010, is located in Bedford. 32 students graduated with certificate in sonography from Middlesex Community College in 2010. Middlesex Community College charged in-state students $3,890 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Sonography schools in Massachusetts, charge students an average tuition of $3,753 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $4,386 per year, or as little as $3,144 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Massachusetts sonography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Springfield Technical Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $4,386 per year
  2. Middlesex Community College - located in Bedford, students are charged $3,890 per year
  3. Massasoit Community College - located in Brockton, students are charged $3,720 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Massachusetts sonography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Bunker Hill Community College - located in Charlestown, students are charged $3,144 per year
  2. Cape Cod Community College - located in West Barnstable, students are charged $3,624 per year
  3. Massasoit Community College - located in Brockton, students are charged $3,720 per year

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

Most people who graduate from sonography school in Massachusetts go on to work as a sonographer. 1,190 sonographers were working in Massachusetts in 2010. The largest populations of Massachusetts sonographers are working in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 710 sonographers
  2. Windham County - 150 sonographers
  3. Hartford County - 80 sonographers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of sonographers is expected to grow by 10% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,130 sonographers working in the Massachusetts then.

Salary

On average, a sonographer earns a salary of $80,000 per year in Massachusetts state. In 2010, however, some Massachusetts sonographers earned as little as less than $59,900 per year or as much as more than $103,630 per year. The following counties in Massachusetts have the highest average salaries for sonographers:

  1. Windham County - $92,100 per year
  2. Bristol County - $80,380 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $79,610 per year

The following counties in Massachusetts have the lowest average salaries for sonographers:

  1. Hartford County - $69,420 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $79,610 per year
  3. Bristol County - $80,380 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts
  • Certificate in Sonography in Massachusetts

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,265 miles from location Bunker Hill Community College Charlestown MA 10.7498 n/a 11,009
5,278 miles from location Middlesex Community College Bedford MA 10.2745 n/a 9,516
5,257 miles from location Massasoit Community College Brockton MA 10.1667 n/a 7,941
5,337 miles from location Springfield Technical Community College Springfield MA 13.0038 n/a 6,782
5,218 miles from location Cape Cod Community College West Barnstable MA 8.73914 n/a 4,657
 

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 + 1,190 $80,000 1.7%
 

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