Ultrasound Technician in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Ultrasound Technology Programs in Tennessee


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Tennessee graduates receive certificates in ultrasound technology. In other words, every year an estimated 35 ultrasound technicians graduate from Tennessee's 3 ultrasound technician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a ultrasound technician program is Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences. Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Memphis. 8 students graduated with a certificate in ultrasound technician from Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences in 2010. Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences charged in-state students $10,270 in tuition fees per year.

Volunteer State Community College, which is located in Gallatin, is the second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a ultrasound technician program. It received a ranking of 85th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 6 students graduated from Volunteer State Community College ultrasound technician program. The tuition rate at Volunteer State Community College was $3,101 per year.

Chattanooga State Community College, which was ranked 85th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a ultrasound technician program. It is located in Chattanooga. 16 students graduated with certificate in ultrasound technician from Chattanooga State Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Chattanooga State Community College was $3,290 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Tennessee's ultrasound technician schools ranges from $10,270 per year to $3,101 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,554 per year. The Tennessee ultrasound technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences - located in Memphis, students are charged $10,270 per year
  2. Chattanooga State Community College - located in Chattanooga, students are charged $3,290 per year
  3. Volunteer State Community College - located in Gallatin, students are charged $3,101 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Tennessee ultrasound technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Volunteer State Community College - located in Gallatin, students are charged $3,101 per year
  2. Chattanooga State Community College - located in Chattanooga, students are charged $3,290 per year
  3. Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences - located in Memphis, students are charged $10,270 per year

An ultrasound technician certificate from a Tennessee school... what next?

The highest percentage of ultrasound technician graduates in Tennessee pursue careers as an ultrasound technician. If you decide to work as an ultrasound technician in Tennessee, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,340 Tennessee ultrasound technicians as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Tennessee ultrasound technicians:

  1. Crittenden County - 330 ultrasound technicians
  2. Anderson County - 230 ultrasound technicians
  3. Cannon County - 220 ultrasound technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of ultrasound technicians is expected to grow by 11% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,370 ultrasound technicians working in the Tennessee then.

Salary

On average, an ultrasound technician earns a salary of $54,900 per year in Tennessee state. In 2010, however, some Tennessee ultrasound technicians earned as little as less than $34,650 per year or as much as more than $84,430 per year. An ultrasound technician in the following Tennessee counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Cannon County - $64,000 per year
  2. Chester County - $57,950 per year
  3. Catoosa County - $55,380 per year

The Tennessee counties with the lowest average salary for ultrasound technicians are:

  1. Carter County - $50,290 per year
  2. Crittenden County - $51,420 per year
  3. Anderson County - $52,020 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in ultrasound technology in Tennessee and to compare salaries with various related fields such as ultrasound technology or allied health, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Ultrasound Technology in Tennessee
  • Certificate in Ultrasound Technology in Tennessee

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,956 miles from location Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga TN 8.14202 n/a 9,431
6,030 miles from location Volunteer State Community College Gallatin TN 14.7314 77% 8,430
6,226 miles from location Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Memphis TN 20.1606 25% 1,021
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 1,340 $54,900 14.5%
 

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