Radiology Technician in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Radiology Programs in Mississippi


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Mississippi receive radiology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 130 radiology technicians graduate from Mississippi's 10 radiology technician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a radiology technician program is Hinds Community College. Hinds Community College, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Raymond. 19 students graduated with a degree in radiology technician from Hinds Community College in 2010. Tuition at Hinds Community College was $2,060 per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a radiology technician program is Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Copiah-Lincoln Community College, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Wesson. 22 students graduated with degree in radiology technician from Copiah-Lincoln Community College in 2010. Students at Copiah-Lincoln Community College paid $2,100 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a radiology technician program is Itawamba Community College. Itawamba Community College, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Fulton. In 2010, Itawamba Community College graduated 17 students from its radiology technician programs. Students at Itawamba Community College paid $1,680 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Mississippi radiology technician school, average tuition will be $1,940 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,680 per year to $2,712 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Mississippi radiology technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - located in Perkinston, students are charged $2,712 per year
  2. Jones County Junior College - located in Ellisville, students are charged $2,320 per year
  3. Meridian Community College - located in Meridian, students are charged $2,230 per year

The radiology technician schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Mississippi were:

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year
  3. Hinds Community College - located in Raymond, students are charged $2,060 per year

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

Most people who graduate from radiology technician school in Mississippi go on to work as a radiology technician. Mississippi had 2,230 radiology technicians in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Mississippi radiology technicians:

  1. Copiah County - 630 radiology technicians
  2. Alcorn County - 370 radiology technicians
  3. Clarke County - 260 radiology technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of radiology technicians in Mississippi will grow by 18%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,500 radiology technicians working in Mississippi.

Salary

A radiology technician in Mississippi makes an average of $45,020 per year. The following counties in Mississippi have the highest average salaries for radiology technicians:

  1. Alcorn County - $48,530 per year
  2. Copiah County - $46,120 per year
  3. Hancock County - $45,190 per year

A radiology technician in the following counties in Mississippi make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. George County - $41,440 per year
  2. Forrest County - $41,700 per year
  3. Attala County - $41,880 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in radiology in Mississippi 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 Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,249 miles from location Hinds Community College Raymond MS 19.3052 n/a 11,752
6,174 miles from location Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston MS 18.5666 n/a 10,064
6,223 miles from location Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia MS 17.4796 n/a 8,211
6,134 miles from location Itawamba Community College Fulton MS 18.9111 n/a 7,596
6,178 miles from location Jones County Junior College Ellisville MS 17.033 n/a 5,250
6,151 miles from location Meridian Community College Meridian MS 17.2041 n/a 3,949
6,248 miles from location Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson MS 19.2783 n/a 3,740
6,143 miles from location Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville MS 17.6045 n/a 3,633
6,254 miles from location Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead MS 17.0619 n/a 3,302
6,235 miles from location University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson MS 4.61666 n/a 2,412
 

Curious what studying Radiology Technician gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 570 $221,700 14.0%
 

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