Ultrasound Technician in Virginia

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Schools Offering Ultrasound Technology Programs in Virginia


Around 0.0% of Virginia's graduates graduate from ultrasound technology certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 33 ultrasound technicians graduate from Virginia's 4 ultrasound technician schools.

Top Schools

Northern Virginia Community College, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Virginia that has a ultrasound technician program. It is located in Annandale. In 2010, Northern Virginia Community College graduated 6 students from its ultrasound technician program. Tuition at Northern Virginia Community College was $2,998 per year.

The second-ranked school in Virginia with a ultrasound technician program is Tidewater Community College, which is located in Norfolk. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. 16 students graduated with certificate in ultrasound technician from Tidewater Community College in 2010. Tidewater Community College charged in-state students $3,212 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Virginia with a ultrasound technician program is Southwest Virginia Community College, which is located in Richlands. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. Southwest Virginia Community College charged in-state students $2,616 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Virginia's ultrasound technician schools ranges from $3,212 per year to $2,616 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,207 per year. The Virginia ultrasound technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Tidewater Community College - located in Norfolk, students are charged $3,212 per year
  2. Northern Virginia Community College - located in Annandale, students are charged $2,998 per year
  3. Southwest Virginia Community College - located in Richlands, students are charged $2,616 per year

The ultrasound technician schools in Virginia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Southwest Virginia Community College - located in Richlands, students are charged $2,616 per year
  2. Northern Virginia Community College - located in Annandale, students are charged $2,998 per year
  3. Tidewater Community College - located in Norfolk, students are charged $3,212 per year

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

A large number of Virginia ultrasound technician graduates become ultrasound technicians. If you decide to work as an ultrasound technician in Virginia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,200 Virginia ultrasound technicians as of 2010. The Virginia counties with the largest populations of ultrasound technicians are:

  1. Caroline County - 250 ultrasound technicians
  2. Chesapeake County - 200 ultrasound technicians
  3. Botetourt County - 80 ultrasound technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,270 ultrasound technicians will be working in Virginia state. This would require the number of ultrasound technicians to grow by 17%.

Salary

An ultrasound technician in Virginia makes an average of $63,370 per year. In 2010, however, some Virginia ultrasound technicians earned as little as less than $33,840 per year or as much as more than $86,570 per year. The following counties in Virginia have the highest average salaries for ultrasound technicians:

  1. Caroline County - $65,110 per year
  2. Alleghany County - $64,040 per year
  3. Botetourt County - $62,670 per year

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

  1. Buchanan County - $49,600 per year
  2. Giles County - $58,540 per year
  3. Chesapeake County - $61,920 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in ultrasound technology in Virginia 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Ultrasound Technology in Virginia
  • Certificate in Ultrasound Technology in Virginia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,540 miles from location Northern Virginia Community College Annandale VA 16.7061 n/a 46,619
5,469 miles from location Tidewater Community College Norfolk VA 13.232 n/a 30,447
5,773 miles from location Southwest Virginia Community College Richlands VA 12.9909 n/a 3,855
5,533 miles from location Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools Petersburg VA 2.6141 n/a 143
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 1,200 $63,370 46.3%
 

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