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Schools Offering X Ray Technology Programs in Maine


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Maine receive x ray technology degrees every year. Thus, Maine's 3 x ray technician schools put out approximately 64 x ray technicians each year.

Top Schools

Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing & Health Professions, which was ranked 55th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a x ray technician program. It is located in Lewiston. 10 students graduated with a degree in x ray technician from Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing & Health Professions in 2010. Students at Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing & Health Professions paid $9,165 per year in tuition fees.

Southern Maine Community College, which is located in South Portland, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a x ray technician program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Southern Maine Community College x ray technician program. Students at Southern Maine Community College paid $3,395 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Maine with a x ray technician program is Kennebec Valley Community College, which is located in Fairfield. In 2010, it was ranked 84th nationwide. 38 students graduated with degree in x ray technician from Kennebec Valley Community College in 2010. Kennebec Valley Community College charged in-state students $3,124 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Maine x ray technician school, average tuition will be $5,228 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,124 per year to $9,165 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maine x ray technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing & Health Professions - located in Lewiston, students are charged $9,165 per year
  2. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year
  3. Kennebec Valley Community College - located in Fairfield, students are charged $3,124 per year

The following Maine x ray technician schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Kennebec Valley Community College - located in Fairfield, students are charged $3,124 per year
  2. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year
  3. Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing & Health Professions - located in Lewiston, students are charged $9,165 per year

A x ray technician degree from a Maine school... what next?

Most people who graduate from x ray technician school in Maine go on to work as a x ray technician. If you decide to work as a x ray technician in Maine, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,030 Maine x ray technicians as of 2010. In Maine, the largest numbers of x ray technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 680 x ray technicians
  2. Aroostook County - 160 x ray technicians
  3. Penobscot County - 120 x ray technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of x ray technicians in Maine will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,460 x ray technicians working in Maine.

Salary

On average, a x ray technician earns a salary of $54,290 per year in Maine state. On average a x ray technician earns the most in the following Maine counties:

  1. Cumberland County - $54,750 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $53,620 per year
  3. Androscoggin County - $53,470 per year

On average, x ray technicians earns the least in the following Maine counties:

  1. Aroostook County - $53,050 per year
  2. Androscoggin County - $53,470 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $53,620 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Maine statistics regarding a career in x ray technology. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 X Ray Technology in Maine
  • Certificate in X Ray Technology in Maine

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