Sonography in Texas

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in Texas


Around 0.1% of Texas's graduates graduate from sonography certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 404 sonographers graduate from Texas' 24 sonography schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a sonography program is The Academy of Health Care Professions. The Academy of Health Care Professions, which was ranked 62nd in the country in 2010, is located in Houston. 31 students graduated with a certificate in sonography from The Academy of Health Care Professions in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a sonography program is The Academy of Health Care Professions, which is located in San Antonio. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. 42 students graduated with certificate in sonography from The Academy of Health Care Professions in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Texas that has a sonography program is Southwest Career College. Southwest Career College, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in El Paso. Students at Southwest Career College paid $12,500 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Texas' sonography schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,930 per year, though tuition can range from $25,782 per year to $1,200 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Texas sonography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sanford-Brown College - located in Houston, students are charged $25,782 per year
  2. Sanford-Brown College - located in Dallas, students are charged $15,306 per year
  3. Sanford-Brown College - located in San Antonio, students are charged $13,068 per year

The following Texas sonography schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Lone Star College System - located in Spring, students are charged $1,200 per year
  2. Alvin Community College - located in Alvin, students are charged $1,220 per year
  3. El Centro College - located in Dallas, students are charged $1,230 per year

A sonography certificate from a Texas school... what next?

Most people who graduate from sonography school in Texas go on to work as a sonographer. In 2010, there were 3,420 sonographers working in Texas. The Texas counties with the largest populations of sonographers are:

  1. Austin County - 880 sonographers
  2. Collin County - 610 sonographers
  3. Bastrop County - 310 sonographers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of sonographers is expected to grow by 26% by 2018. There are projected to be 4,060 sonographers working in the Texas then.

Salary

On average, sonographers earn $61,910 per year. In 2010, however, some Texas sonographers earned as little as less than $36,300 per year or as much as more than $96,840 per year. A sonographer in the following Texas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Callahan County - $76,430 per year
  2. Johnson County - $66,530 per year
  3. Collin County - $65,300 per year

On average, sonographers earns the least in the following Texas counties:

  1. Anderson County - $55,010 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $55,660 per year
  3. Hardin County - $55,930 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sonography in Texas 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 Texas
  • Certificate in Sonography in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,561 miles from location Cardiotech Ultrasound School Houston TX n/a n/a n/a
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,691 miles from location The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville TX 15.9461 n/a 17,151
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,734 miles from location St. Philip's College San Antonio TX 8.72207 n/a 11,008
6,620 miles from location El Centro College Dallas TX 8.41391 n/a 9,072
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,660 miles from location Temple College Temple TX 8.53874 n/a 5,659
6,504 miles from location Angelina College Lufkin TX 14.5469 n/a 5,422
6,541 miles from location Alvin Community College Alvin TX 10.3642 n/a 5,240
6,469 miles from location Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont TX 11.9688 n/a 3,154
6,559 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Houston TX 20.0575 n/a 1,513
6,624 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Dallas TX 25.6695 100% 1,183
6,684 miles from location Virginia College-Austin Austin TX 10.1155 n/a 865
7,186 miles from location Southwest Career College El Paso TX 28.6479 n/a 650
6,740 miles from location Baptist Health System School of Health Professions San Antonio TX 14.1132 100% 458
6,535 miles from location The Academy of Health Care Professions Houston TX 37.5341 100% 392
6,685 miles from location Academy of Health Care Professions Austin TX 26.0736 100% 244
6,740 miles from location Sanford-Brown College San Antonio TX n/a n/a 221
6,741 miles from location The Academy of Health Care Professions San Antonio TX 35.8896 100% 163
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 3,420 $61,910 31.0%
 

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