Radiology Technician in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Radiology Programs in South Carolina


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of South Carolina receive radiology degrees every year. That means an estimated 186 radiology technicians graduate from South Carolina's 11 radiology technician schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Carolina with a radiology technician program is Piedmont Technical College, which is located in Greenwood. In 2010, it was ranked 89th nationwide. 12 students graduated with a degree in radiology technician from Piedmont Technical College in 2010. Tuition at Piedmont Technical College was $3,662 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a radiology technician program is Horry-Georgetown Technical College. Horry-Georgetown Technical College, which was ranked 90th in the country in 2010, is located in Conway. 27 students graduated with degree in radiology technician from Horry-Georgetown Technical College in 2010. Tuition at Horry-Georgetown Technical College was $3,446 per year.

Greenville Technical College, which was ranked 90th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Carolina that has a radiology technician program. It is located in Greenville. 34 students graduated with degree in radiology technician from Greenville Technical College in 2010. Tuition at Greenville Technical College was $3,636 per year.

Cost

Radiology technician schools in South Carolina, charge students an average tuition of $3,550 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $3,728 per year, or as little as $3,349 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Carolina radiology technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Midlands Technical College - located in West Columbia, students are charged $3,728 per year
  2. Aiken Technical College - located in Graniteville, students are charged $3,706 per year
  3. Piedmont Technical College - located in Greenwood, students are charged $3,662 per year

The following South Carolina radiology technician schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College - located in Orangeburg, students are charged $3,349 per year
  2. Florence-Darlington Technical College - located in Florence, students are charged $3,422 per year
  3. Horry-Georgetown Technical College - located in Conway, students are charged $3,446 per year

A radiology technician degree from a South Carolina school... what next?

The highest percentage of radiology technician graduates in South Carolina pursue careers as a radiology technician. 3,270 radiology technicians were working in South Carolina in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of South Carolina radiology technicians:

  1. Calhoun County - 610 radiology technicians
  2. Berkeley County - 520 radiology technicians
  3. Greenville County - 490 radiology technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of radiology technicians is expected to grow by 20% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,910 radiology technicians working in the South Carolina then.

Salary

On average, radiology technicians earn $49,860 per year. A radiology technician in the following South Carolina counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Berkeley County - $52,990 per year
  2. Beaufort County - $51,380 per year
  3. Darlington County - $49,980 per year

The South Carolina counties with the lowest average salary for radiology technicians are:

  1. Sumter County - $43,620 per year
  2. Chesterfield County - $45,980 per year
  3. Horry County - $46,020 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in radiology in South Carolina 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 South Carolina
  • Certificate in Radiology in South Carolina

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,792 miles from location Greenville Technical College Greenville SC 10.0617 n/a 15,089
5,647 miles from location Trident Technical College Charleston SC 9.83283 n/a 14,834
5,716 miles from location Midlands Technical College West Columbia SC 8.54988 n/a 11,890
5,603 miles from location Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway SC 10.297 n/a 7,252
5,715 miles from location York Technical College Rock Hill SC 9.58954 n/a 6,034
5,770 miles from location Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg SC 9.83487 n/a 5,713
5,774 miles from location Piedmont Technical College Greenwood SC 10.844 n/a 5,566
5,644 miles from location Florence-Darlington Technical College Florence SC 8.88427 n/a 5,242
5,755 miles from location Aiken Technical College Graniteville SC 8.50122 n/a 3,268
5,697 miles from location Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Orangeburg SC 8.47288 n/a 3,219
5,682 miles from location Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort SC 7.69436 n/a 2,565
 

Curious what studying Radiology Technician gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in South Carolina

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 2,120 $176,650 44.2%
 

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