Sonography in Missouri

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in Missouri


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Missouri students graduate with certificates in sonography. That means an estimated 33 sonographers graduate from Missouri's 3 sonography schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri that has a sonography program is Hillyard Technical Center. Hillyard Technical Center, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Saint Joseph. In 2010, Hillyard Technical Center graduated 2 students from its sonography program.

Sanford-Brown College, which is located in Fenton, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a sonography program. It received a ranking of 77th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Sanford-Brown College graduated 7 students from its sonography program. Sanford-Brown College charged in-state students $15,181 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Missouri with a sonography program is Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park, which is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, it was ranked 91st nationwide. In 2010, 18 students graduated from Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park sonography program. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park charged in-state students $2,490 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Missouri sonography school, average tuition will be $5,890 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,490 per year to $15,181 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri sonography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sanford-Brown College - located in Fenton, students are charged $15,181 per year
  2. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $2,490 per year

The sonography schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $2,490 per year
  2. Sanford-Brown College - located in Fenton, students are charged $15,181 per year

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

A large number of Missouri sonography graduates become sonographers. 900 sonographers were working in Missouri in 2010. In Missouri, the largest numbers of sonographers work in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 470 sonographers
  2. Franklin County - 300 sonographers
  3. Christian County - 90 sonographers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,140 sonographers will be working in Missouri state. This would require the number of sonographers to grow by 10%.

Salary

On average, a sonographer earns a salary of $62,850 per year in Missouri state. But, salaries for sonographers can vary. In 2010, sonographers made as little as less than $43,170 per year or as much as more than $93,000 per year in Missouri. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for sonographers:

  1. Audrain County - $65,580 per year
  2. Franklin County - $64,780 per year
  3. Bond County - $61,740 per year

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

  1. Boone County - $59,240 per year
  2. Butler County - $61,610 per year
  3. Christian County - $61,700 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sonography in Missouri and to compare salaries with various related fields such as radiology technology or sonography, 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 Sonography in Missouri
  • Certificate in Sonography in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis MO 9.06966 n/a 8,207
6,251 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Fenton MO 22.9563 n/a 1,044
6,480 miles from location Hillyard Technical Center Saint Joseph MO 33.8139 n/a 164
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 900 $62,850 3.4%
 

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