Sonography in Washington State

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering sonography programs in Washington State!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!

Schools Offering Sonography Programs in Washington State

Each year, approximately 0.0% of Washington State graduates receive certificates in sonography. In other words, every year an estimated 66 sonographers graduate from Washington State's 5 sonography schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State that has a sonography program is Seattle University. Seattle University, which was ranked 30th in the country in 2010, is located in Seattle. 16 students graduated with a certificate in sonography from Seattle University in 2010. Seattle University charged in-state students $30,825 in tuition fees per year.

Bellevue College, which is located in Bellevue, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a sonography program. It received a ranking of 85th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 16 students graduated from Bellevue College sonography program. The tuition rate at Bellevue College was $3,060 per year.

The third-ranked school in Washington State that has a sonography program is Spokane Community College. Spokane Community College, which was ranked 85th in the country in 2010, is located in Spokane. In 2010, 19 students graduated from Spokane Community College sonography program. Tuition at Spokane Community College was $2,610 per year.


Sonography schools in Washington State, charge students an average tuition of $8,579 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $30,825 per year, or as little as $2,610 per year. In 2010, the sonography schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. Seattle University - located in Seattle, students are charged $30,825 per year
  2. Columbia Basin College - located in Pasco, students are charged $3,379 per year
  3. Bellevue College - located in Bellevue, students are charged $3,060 per year

The following Washington State sonography schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Spokane Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
  2. Tacoma Community College - located in Tacoma, students are charged $3,019 per year
  3. Bellevue College - located in Bellevue, students are charged $3,060 per year

A sonography certificate from a Washington State school... what next?

Most people who graduate from sonography school in Washington State go on to work as a sonographer. Washington State had 1,190 sonographers in 2010. The largest populations of Washington State sonographers are working in the following counties:

  1. King County - 500 sonographers
  2. Spokane County - 180 sonographers
  3. Pierce County - 90 sonographers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of sonographers is expected to grow by 25% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,520 sonographers working in the Washington State then.


On average, sonographers earn $77,190 per year. However, Washington State sonographers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $54,120 per year to more than $97,030 per year in 2010. On average a sonographer earns the most in the following Washington State counties:

  1. King County - $80,360 per year
  2. Kitsap County - $77,220 per year
  3. Spokane County - $75,710 per year

A sonographer in the following counties in Washington State make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Benton County - $71,560 per year
  2. Thurston County - $72,440 per year
  3. Yakima County - $73,600 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sonography in Washington State 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 Washington State
  • Bachelor's Degree in Sonography in Washington State

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,680 miles from location Bellevue College Bellevue WA 15.3084 n/a 14,010
7,686 miles from location Seattle University Seattle WA 70.3999 21% 7,751
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

Curious what studying Sonography gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Washington State

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 1,190 $77,190 13.3%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sonography related jobs in Washington State