Sonography in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in New Jersey


Each year, roughly 0.3% of New Jersey students graduate with certificates in sonography. In other words, every year an estimated 533 sonographers graduate from New Jersey's 14 sonography schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a sonography program is Healthcare Training Institute. Healthcare Training Institute, which was ranked 60th in the country in 2010, is located in Union. 37 students graduated with a certificate in sonography from Healthcare Training Institute in 2010.

Eastwick College, which was ranked 65th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a sonography program. It is located in Ramsey. In 2010, Eastwick College graduated 170 students from its sonography program. Tuition at Eastwick College was $14,500 per year.

Eastern International College, which was ranked 65th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a sonography program. It is located in Jersey City. In 2010, Eastern International College graduated 20 students from its sonography programs. Tuition at Eastern International College was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New Jersey's sonography schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,584 per year, though tuition can range from $21,755 per year to $3,120 per year. In 2010, the sonography schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Muhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of Imaging - located in Plainfield, students are charged $21,755 per year
  2. Eastwick College - located in Ramsey, students are charged $14,500 per year
  3. Bergen Community College - located in Paramus, students are charged $3,733 per year

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

  1. Union County College - located in Cranford, students are charged $3,120 per year
  2. Gloucester County College - located in Sewell, students are charged $3,456 per year
  3. Burlington County College - located in Pemberton, students are charged $3,615 per year

A sonography certificate from a New Jersey school... what next?

Most people who graduate from sonography school in New Jersey go on to work as a sonographer. In 2010, there were 1,970 sonographers working in New Jersey. The New Jersey counties with the largest populations of sonographers are:

  1. Middlesex County - 460 sonographers
  2. Essex County - 400 sonographers
  3. Burlington County - 250 sonographers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of sonographers in the state of New Jersey will grow to 2,250. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a sonographer earns a salary of $68,460 per year in New Jersey state. But, salaries for sonographers can vary. In 2010, sonographers made as little as less than $46,290 per year or as much as more than $116,110 per year in New Jersey. On average a sonographer earns the most in the following New Jersey counties:

  1. Cumberland County - $77,780 per year
  2. Mercer County - $70,480 per year
  3. Burlington County - $69,840 per year

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

  1. Middlesex County - $66,180 per year
  2. Atlantic County - $68,280 per year
  3. Essex County - $68,470 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sonography in New Jersey 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 New Jersey
  • Certificate in Sonography in New Jersey

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,399 miles from location Bergen Community College Paramus NJ 11.8148 n/a 16,469
5,407 miles from location Union County College Cranford NJ 8.60973 n/a 12,751
5,415 miles from location Burlington County College Pemberton NJ 11.7128 n/a 9,693
5,438 miles from location Gloucester County College Sewell NJ 12.0629 n/a 6,490
5,401 miles from location University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Newark NJ 0.723732 n/a 6,055
5,405 miles from location Sanford-Brown Institute Iselin NJ 22.9572 n/a 1,287
5,402 miles from location Eastwick College Ramsey NJ 35.045 74% 817
5,399 miles from location Hohokus School-RETS Nutley Nutley NJ 27.5783 n/a 570
5,399 miles from location Fox Institute of Business-Clifton Clifton NJ 21.4429 n/a 457
5,394 miles from location Eastern International College Jersey City NJ 33.9175 n/a 267
5,399 miles from location Eastern International College Belleville NJ 33.2578 n/a 187
5,410 miles from location Muhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of Imaging Plainfield NJ 12.2909 77% 131
5,404 miles from location Healthcare Training Institute Union NJ 39.9752 100% 92
5,410 miles from location American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education South Plainfield NJ n/a n/a 60
 

Curious what studying Sonography gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Jersey

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 1,970 $68,460 23.9%
 

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