Sonography in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in Mississippi


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Mississippi graduates receive certificates in sonography. Thus, Mississippi's 3 sonography schools put out approximately 22 sonographers each year.

Top Schools

Hinds Community College, which is located in Raymond, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a sonography program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Hinds Community College's sonography program. Hinds Community College charged in-state students $2,060 in tuition fees per year.

Itawamba Community College, which is located in Fulton, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a sonography program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Itawamba Community College graduated 9 students from its sonography program. The tuition rate at Itawamba Community College was $1,680 per year.

Jones County Junior College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a sonography program. It is located in Ellisville. 5 students graduated with certificate in sonography from Jones County Junior College in 2010. Tuition at Jones County Junior College was $2,320 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Mississippi's sonography schools ranges from $2,320 per year to $1,680 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,020 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Mississippi sonography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Jones County Junior College - located in Ellisville, students are charged $2,320 per year
  2. Hinds Community College - located in Raymond, students are charged $2,060 per year
  3. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year

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

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. Hinds Community College - located in Raymond, students are charged $2,060 per year
  3. Jones County Junior College - located in Ellisville, students are charged $2,320 per year

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

The highest percentage of sonography graduates in Mississippi pursue careers as a sonographer. If you decide to work as a sonographer in Mississippi, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 380 Mississippi sonographers as of 2010. In Mississippi, the largest numbers of sonographers work in the following counties:

  1. Copiah County - 130 sonographers
  2. Clarke County - 50 sonographers
  3. Forrest County - 50 sonographers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of sonographers in Mississippi will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 490 sonographers working in Mississippi.

Salary

On average, a sonographer earns a salary of $53,000 per year in Mississippi state. In 2010, however, some Mississippi sonographers earned as little as less than $36,680 per year or as much as more than $76,870 per year. The following counties in Mississippi have the highest average salaries for sonographers:

  1. Adams County - $60,830 per year
  2. Alcorn County - $56,400 per year
  3. Clarke County - $53,580 per year

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

  1. Forrest County - $51,720 per year
  2. Copiah County - $53,490 per year
  3. Clarke County - $53,580 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Mississippi statistics regarding a career in sonography. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Mississippi
  • Certificate in Sonography 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
6,134 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
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 380 $53,000 26.7%
 

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