Radiology Technician in Washington State

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Schools Offering Radiology Programs in Washington State


Around 0.2% of Washington State's graduates graduate from radiology degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 249 radiology technicians graduate from Washington State's 12 radiology technician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State that has a radiology technician program is Pima Medical Institute. Pima Medical Institute, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Seattle. In 2010, 54 students graduated from Pima Medical Institute's radiology technician program.

Bellingham Technical College, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a radiology technician program. It is located in Bellingham. 39 students graduated with degree in radiology technician from Bellingham Technical College in 2010. The tuition rate at Bellingham Technical College was $3,745 per year.

The third-ranked school in Washington State that has a radiology technician program is Wenatchee Valley College. Wenatchee Valley College, which was ranked 83rd in the country in 2010, is located in Wenatchee. In 2010, 15 students graduated from Wenatchee Valley College radiology technician program. Wenatchee Valley College charged in-state students $3,099 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Radiology technician schools in Washington State, charge students an average tuition of $2,919 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $3,745 per year, or as little as $2,610 per year. In 2010, the radiology technician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. Bellingham Technical College - located in Bellingham, students are charged $3,745 per year
  2. Yakima Valley Community College - located in Yakima, students are charged $3,442 per year
  3. Lower Columbia College - located in Longview, students are charged $3,405 per year

The radiology technician schools in Washington State that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Spokane Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
  2. Clark College - located in Vancouver, students are charged $3,008 per year
  3. Tacoma Community College - located in Tacoma, students are charged $3,019 per year

A radiology technician degree from a Washington State school... what next?

The highest percentage of radiology technician graduates in Washington State pursue careers as a radiology technician. In 2010, there were 4,260 radiology technicians working in Washington State. The following counties have the largest number of Washington State radiology technicians:

  1. King County - 1,780 radiology technicians
  2. Spokane County - 520 radiology technicians
  3. Pierce County - 310 radiology technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of radiology technicians is expected to grow by 24% by 2018. There are projected to be 5,330 radiology technicians working in the Washington State then.

Salary

A radiology technician in Washington State makes an average of $62,670 per year. On average a radiology technician earns the most in the following Washington State counties:

  1. King County - $68,030 per year
  2. Skagit County - $65,700 per year
  3. Thurston County - $62,290 per year

On average, radiology technicians earns the least in the following Washington State counties:

  1. Yakima County - $53,670 per year
  2. Adams County - $55,370 per year
  3. Spokane County - $55,400 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Washington State 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 Washington State
  • Certificate in Radiology in Washington State

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,468 miles from location Carrington College-Spokane Spokane WA n/a n/a n/a
7,680 miles from location Bellevue College Bellevue WA 15.3084 n/a 14,010
7,758 miles from location Clark College Vancouver WA 13.9084 n/a 12,989
7,472 miles from location Spokane Community College Spokane WA 14.6787 n/a 7,445
7,585 miles from location Columbia Basin College Pasco WA 10.7425 n/a 6,978
7,705 miles from location Tacoma Community College Tacoma WA 11.2217 n/a 6,825
7,638 miles from location Yakima Valley Community College Yakima WA 16.932 n/a 4,724
7,756 miles from location Lower Columbia College Longview WA 16.7356 n/a 4,290
7,607 miles from location Wenatchee Valley College Wenatchee WA 17.293 n/a 3,423
7,717 miles from location Peninsula College Port Angeles WA 11.984 n/a 3,155
7,660 miles from location Bellingham Technical College Bellingham WA 23.5145 n/a 2,864
7,684 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Seattle WA 27.2568 n/a 776
 

Curious what studying Radiology Technician gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 4,680 $190,110 63.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are radiology technician related jobs in Washington State