Ultrasound Technician in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Ultrasound Technology Programs in New Mexico


Around 0.1% of New Mexico's graduates graduate from ultrasound technology certificate programs every year. Thus, New Mexico's 2 ultrasound technician schools put out approximately 25 ultrasound technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico with a ultrasound technician program is Central New Mexico Community College, which is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, it was ranked 89th nationwide. In 2010, 23 students graduated from Central New Mexico Community College's ultrasound technician program. Central New Mexico Community College charged in-state students $1,812 in tuition fees per year.

New Mexico State University-Dona Ana, which is located in Las Cruces, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a ultrasound technician program. It received a ranking of 91st in the country in 2010. In 2010, New Mexico State University-Dona Ana graduated 0 students from its ultrasound technician program. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana charged in-state students $1,387 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Mexico ultrasound technician 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 ultrasound technician 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 ultrasound technician schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New Mexico were:

  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

An ultrasound technician certificate from a New Mexico school... what next?

A large number of New Mexico ultrasound technician graduates become ultrasound technicians. New Mexico had 450 ultrasound technicians in 2010. In New Mexico, the largest numbers of ultrasound technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Chaves County - 40 ultrasound technicians
  2. Bernalillo County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of ultrasound technicians in New Mexico will grow by 26%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 610 ultrasound technicians working in New Mexico.

Salary

On average, ultrasound technicians earn $64,490 per year. However, New Mexico ultrasound technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $40,530 per year to more than $83,870 per year in 2010. On average an ultrasound technician earns the most in the following New Mexico counties:

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

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

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

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in ultrasound technology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as ultrasound technology or allied health.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Ultrasound Technology in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Ultrasound Technology 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 Ultrasound Technician 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 ultrasound technician related jobs in New Mexico