Sonography in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in New Mexico


Each year, approximately 0.1% of New Mexico graduates receive certificates in sonography. Thus, New Mexico's 2 sonography schools put out approximately 25 sonographers each year.

Top Schools

Central New Mexico Community College, which is located in Albuquerque, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a sonography program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 23 students graduated from Central New Mexico Community College's sonography program. The tuition rate at Central New Mexico Community College was $1,812 per year.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a sonography program is New Mexico State University-Dona Ana. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana, which was ranked 91st in the country in 2010, is located in Las Cruces. The tuition rate at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana was $1,387 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Mexico sonography school, average tuition will be $1,600 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,387 per year to $1,812 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Mexico sonography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year
  2. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $1,387 per year

The following New Mexico sonography schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $1,387 per year
  2. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year

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

The highest percentage of sonography graduates in New Mexico pursue careers as a sonographer. In 2010, there were 450 sonographers working in New Mexico. The largest populations of New Mexico sonographers are working in the following counties:

  1. Chaves County - 40 sonographers
  2. Bernalillo County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of sonographers in the state of New Mexico will grow to 610. This would require a 26% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, sonographers earn $64,490 per year. In 2010, however, some New Mexico sonographers earned as little as less than $40,530 per year or as much as more than $83,870 per year. The following counties in New Mexico have the highest average salaries for sonographers:

  1. Bernalillo County - $65,390 per year
  2. Chaves County - $62,710 per year

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

  1. Chaves County - $62,710 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $65,390 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,162 miles from location Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque NM 11.3262 n/a 27,999
7,201 miles from location New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Las Cruces NM 9.17134 n/a 9,021
 

Curious what studying Sonography gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 450 $64,490 150.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sonography related jobs in New Mexico