Radiology Technician in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Radiology Programs in New Mexico


Around 0.2% of New Mexico's graduates graduate from radiology degree programs every year. Thus, New Mexico's 7 radiology technician schools put out approximately 115 radiology technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a radiology technician program is University of New Mexico-Main Campus. University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Albuquerque. 11 students graduated with a degree in radiology technician from University of New Mexico-Main Campus in 2010. University of New Mexico-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,506 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a radiology technician program is Pima Medical Institute. Pima Medical Institute, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, 42 students graduated from Pima Medical Institute radiology technician program.

Northern New Mexico College, which is located in Espanola, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a radiology technician program. It received a ranking of 86th in the country in 2010. 9 students graduated with degree in radiology technician from Northern New Mexico College in 2010. Students at Northern New Mexico College paid $2,594 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New Mexico's radiology technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,940 per year, though tuition can range from $5,506 per year to $944 per year. The New Mexico radiology technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of New Mexico-Main Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $5,506 per year
  2. Northern New Mexico College - located in Espanola, students are charged $2,594 per year
  3. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year

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

  1. Clovis Community College - located in Clovis, students are charged $944 per year
  2. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus - located in Roswell, students are charged $1,339 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $1,387 per year

A radiology technician degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

The highest percentage of radiology technician graduates in New Mexico pursue careers as a radiology technician. 720 radiology technicians were working in New Mexico in 2010. The New Mexico counties with the largest populations of radiology technicians are:

  1. Bernalillo County - 320 radiology technicians
  2. Chaves County - 150 radiology technicians
  3. Cibola County - 80 radiology technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of radiology technicians in the state of New Mexico will grow to 910. This would require a 17% growth in the profession.

Salary

A radiology technician in New Mexico earns $54,840 per year on average. The counties in New Mexico with the highest average salary for a radiology technician are:

  1. Bernalillo County - $58,260 per year
  2. Catron County - $56,010 per year
  3. Cibola County - $54,000 per year

The following counties in New Mexico have the lowest average salaries for radiology technicians:

  1. Chaves County - $46,560 per year
  2. Cibola County - $54,000 per year
  3. Catron County - $56,010 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in radiology in New Mexico 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 New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Radiology in New Mexico

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