Radiology Technician in Michigan

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Schools Offering Radiology Programs in Michigan


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Michigan graduates receive degrees in radiology. That means an estimated 463 radiology technicians graduate from Michigan's 24 radiology technician schools each year.

Top Schools

Grand Valley State University, which was ranked 29th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a radiology technician program. It is located in Allendale. 3 students graduated with a degree in radiology technician from Grand Valley State University in 2010. Tuition at Grand Valley State University was $9,088 per year.

The second-ranked school in Michigan with a radiology technician program is University of Michigan-Flint, which is located in Flint. In 2010, it was ranked 42nd nationwide. In 2010, 9 students graduated from University of Michigan-Flint radiology technician program. The tuition rate at University of Michigan-Flint was $8,160 per year.

Northern Michigan University, which is located in Marquette, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a radiology technician program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. 7 students graduated with degree in radiology technician from Northern Michigan University in 2010. Tuition at Northern Michigan University was $7,864 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Michigan's radiology technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,439 per year, though tuition can range from $19,790 per year to $2,088 per year. In 2010, the radiology technician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Michigan were:

  1. Siena Heights University - located in Adrian, students are charged $19,790 per year
  2. Ferris State University - located in Big Rapids, students are charged $9,930 per year
  3. Grand Valley State University - located in Allendale, students are charged $9,088 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Michigan radiology technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Washtenaw Community College - located in Ann Arbor, students are charged $2,088 per year
  2. Henry Ford Community College - located in Dearborn, students are charged $2,104 per year
  3. Oakland Community College - located in Bloomfield Hills, students are charged $2,106 per year

A radiology technician degree from a Michigan school... what next?

Most people who graduate from radiology technician school in Michigan go on to work as a radiology technician. If you decide to work as a radiology technician in Michigan, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 6,920 Michigan radiology technicians as of 2010. In Michigan, the largest numbers of radiology technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Lapeer County - 1,830 radiology technicians
  2. Wayne County - 1,150 radiology technicians
  3. Washtenaw County - 590 radiology technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of radiology technicians in Michigan will grow by 11%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 6,970 radiology technicians working in Michigan.

Salary

On average, a radiology technician earns a salary of $51,750 per year in Michigan state. The following counties in Michigan have the highest average salaries for radiology technicians:

  1. Calhoun County - $66,500 per year
  2. Berrien County - $54,950 per year
  3. Wayne County - $52,100 per year

The Michigan counties with the lowest average salary for radiology technicians are:

  1. Alger County - $44,940 per year
  2. Genesee County - $45,160 per year
  3. Antrim County - $45,290 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in radiology in Michigan and to compare salaries with various related fields such as radiology technology or x ray technology, 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 Radiology in Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Radiology in Michigan
  • Certificate in Radiology in Michigan

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