Ultrasound Technician in Washington State

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Schools Offering Ultrasound Technology Programs in Washington State


Around 0.0% of Washington State's graduates graduate from ultrasound technology certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 66 ultrasound technicians graduate from Washington State's 5 ultrasound technician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State that has a ultrasound technician 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 ultrasound technician from Seattle University in 2010. Students at Seattle University paid $30,825 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Washington State with a ultrasound technician program is Bellevue College, which is located in Bellevue. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. 16 students graduated with certificate in ultrasound technician from Bellevue College in 2010. Students at Bellevue College paid $3,060 per year in tuition fees.

Spokane Community College, which is located in Spokane, is the third-ranked school in Washington State that has a ultrasound technician program. It received a ranking of 85th in the country in 2010. 19 students graduated with certificate in ultrasound technician from Spokane Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Spokane Community College was $2,610 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Washington State's ultrasound technician schools ranges from $30,825 per year to $2,610 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,579 per year. The Washington State ultrasound technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 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 ultrasound technician schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  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

An ultrasound technician certificate from a Washington State school... what next?

Most people who graduate from ultrasound technician school in Washington State go on to work as an ultrasound technician. Washington State had 1,190 ultrasound technicians in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Washington State ultrasound technicians:

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

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of ultrasound technicians in Washington State will grow by 25%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,520 ultrasound technicians working in Washington State.

Salary

An ultrasound technician in Washington State makes an average of $77,190 per year. However, Washington State ultrasound technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $54,120 per year to more than $97,030 per year in 2010. The following counties in Washington State have the highest average salaries for ultrasound technicians:

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

The following counties in Washington State have the lowest average salaries for ultrasound technicians:

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

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Washington State statistics regarding a career in ultrasound technology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as ultrasound technology or allied health.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Ultrasound Technology in Washington State
  • Bachelor's Degree in Ultrasound Technology in Washington State

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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 Ultrasound Technician gets you?

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

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are ultrasound technician related jobs in Washington State