Radiology Technician in Texas

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Schools Offering Radiology Programs in Texas


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Texas receive radiology degrees every year. Thus, Texas' 50 radiology technician schools put out approximately 1,354 radiology technicians each year.

Top Schools

Texas A & M University, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a radiology technician program. It is located in College Station. 7 students graduated with a degree in radiology technician from Texas A & M University in 2010. Texas A & M University charged in-state students $8,387 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a radiology technician program is Texas State University-San Marcos, which is located in San Marcos. In 2010, it was ranked 31st nationwide. In 2010, Texas State University-San Marcos graduated 13 students from its radiology technician program. Texas State University-San Marcos charged in-state students $6,458 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas that has a radiology technician program is Midwestern State University. Midwestern State University, which was ranked 46th in the country in 2010, is located in Wichita Falls. In 2010, Midwestern State University graduated 141 students from its radiology technician programs. Students at Midwestern State University paid $5,470 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Texas radiology technician school, average tuition will be $2,250 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,104 per year to $12,500 per year. The Texas radiology technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Southwest Career College - located in El Paso, students are charged $12,500 per year
  2. Texas A & M University - located in College Station, students are charged $8,387 per year
  3. University of North Texas - located in Denton, students are charged $7,306 per year

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

  1. North Central Texas College - located in Gainesville, students are charged $1,104 per year
  2. Grayson County College - located in Denison, students are charged $1,128 per year
  3. Paris Junior College - located in Paris, students are charged $1,164 per year

A radiology technician degree from a Texas school... what next?

The highest percentage of radiology technician graduates in Texas pursue careers as a radiology technician. If you decide to work as a radiology technician in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 15,170 Texas radiology technicians as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Texas radiology technicians:

  1. Austin County - 3,730 radiology technicians
  2. Collin County - 2,340 radiology technicians
  3. Atascosa County - 1,370 radiology technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 18,370 radiology technicians will be working in Texas state. This would require the number of radiology technicians to grow by 26%.

Salary

A radiology technician in Texas makes an average of $53,610 per year. A radiology technician in the following Texas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Collin County - $59,010 per year
  2. Hidalgo County - $57,090 per year
  3. Austin County - $56,690 per year

A radiology technician in the following counties in Texas make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Webb County - $41,030 per year
  2. Hardin County - $42,740 per year
  3. Miller County - $45,290 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Texas statistics regarding a career in radiology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as radiology technology or x ray technology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Radiology in Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Radiology in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Radiology in Texas
  • Certificate in Radiology in Texas

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