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X Ray Technician in Alabama

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Schools Offering X Ray Technology Programs in Alabama


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Alabama receive x ray technology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 119 x ray technicians graduate from Alabama's 6 x ray technician schools.

Top Schools

University of South Alabama, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a x ray technician program. It is located in Mobile. 23 students graduated with a degree in x ray technician from University of South Alabama in 2010. University of South Alabama charged in-state students $5,748 in tuition fees per year.

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, which is located in Hanceville, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a x ray technician program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. In 2010, George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville graduated 27 students from its x ray technician program. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville charged in-state students $3,570 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Alabama with a x ray technician program is Gadsden State Community College, which is located in Gadsden. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. In 2010, 22 students graduated from Gadsden State Community College x ray technician program. Tuition at Gadsden State Community College was $3,270 per year.

Cost

X ray technician schools in Alabama, charge students an average tuition of $3,720 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,748 per year, or as little as $2,834 per year. In 2010, the following Alabama x ray technician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of South Alabama - located in Mobile, students are charged $5,748 per year
  2. Jefferson State Community College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,630 per year
  3. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville - located in Hanceville, students are charged $3,570 per year

The x ray technician schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alabama were:

  1. Southern Union State Community College - located in Wadley, students are charged $2,834 per year
  2. Gadsden State Community College - located in Gadsden, students are charged $3,270 per year
  3. George C Wallace Community College-Dothan - located in Dothan, students are charged $3,270 per year

A x ray technician degree from an Alabama school... what next?

The highest percentage of x ray technician graduates in Alabama pursue careers as a x ray technician. Alabama had 3,590 x ray technicians in 2010. The largest populations of Alabama x ray technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Bibb County - 1,010 x ray technicians
  2. Mobile County - 330 x ray technicians
  3. Limestone County - 320 x ray technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of x ray technicians in Alabama will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,690 x ray technicians working in Alabama.

Salary

A x ray technician in Alabama earns $44,730 per year on average. The following counties in Alabama have the highest average salaries for x ray technicians:

  1. Mobile County - $46,940 per year
  2. Bibb County - $46,890 per year
  3. Cullman County - $46,840 per year

The following counties in Alabama have the lowest average salaries for x ray technicians:

  1. Etowah County - $38,170 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $39,720 per year
  3. Lee County - $40,850 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in x ray technology in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as radiology technology or x ray technology, 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 X Ray Technology in Alabama
  • Bachelor's Degree in X Ray Technology in Alabama

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Radiologic technologists and technicians 3,360 $44,730
 

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