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Sonography in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in Louisiana

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Louisiana receive sonography certificates every year. That means an estimated 38 sonographers graduate from Louisiana's 4 sonography schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Louisiana with a sonography program is Unitech Training Academy, which is located in Lafayette. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. 8 students graduated with a certificate in sonography from Unitech Training Academy in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a sonography program is Unitech Training Academy-Houma. Unitech Training Academy-Houma, which was ranked 74th in the country in 2010, is located in Houma. 6 students graduated with certificate in sonography from Unitech Training Academy-Houma in 2010.

Louisiana State University Eunice, which is located in Eunice, is the third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a sonography program. It received a ranking of 90th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Louisiana State University Eunice sonography program. Louisiana State University Eunice charged in-state students $2,488 in tuition fees per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Louisiana's sonography schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,361 per year, though tuition can range from $2,955 per year to $2,488 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Louisiana sonography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Delgado Community College - located in New Orleans, students are charged $2,955 per year
  2. Louisiana State University Eunice - located in Eunice, students are charged $2,488 per year

The following Louisiana sonography schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Louisiana State University Eunice - located in Eunice, students are charged $2,488 per year
  2. Delgado Community College - located in New Orleans, students are charged $2,955 per year

A sonography certificate from a Louisiana school... what next?

A large number of Louisiana sonography graduates become sonographers. Louisiana had 790 sonographers in 2010. The Louisiana counties with the largest populations of sonographers are:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 220 sonographers
  2. Ascension County - 160 sonographers
  3. Bossier County - 70 sonographers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of sonographers in Louisiana will grow by 21%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 850 sonographers working in Louisiana.


A sonographer in Louisiana makes an average of $55,210 per year. However, this number is only an average. sonographers in Louisiana had varying salaries from $21,070 to $84,460 per year in 2010. The following counties in Louisiana have the highest average salaries for sonographers:

  1. Lafourche County - $59,420 per year
  2. Bossier County - $59,420 per year
  3. Jefferson Davis County - $58,770 per year

On average, sonographers earns the least in the following Louisiana counties:

  1. Calcasieu County - $43,090 per year
  2. Acadia County - $48,010 per year
  3. Tangipahoa County - $51,060 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Louisiana statistics regarding a career in sonography. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as radiology technology or sonography.

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  • Certificate in Sonography in Louisiana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 790 $55,210 -8.1%

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