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X Ray Technician in Montana

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Schools Offering X Ray Technology Programs in Montana


Around 0.3% of Montana's graduates graduate from x ray technology degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 57 x ray technicians graduate from Montana's 4 x ray technician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Montana with a x ray technician program is The University of Montana, which is located in Missoula. In 2010, it was ranked 37th nationwide. 16 students graduated with a degree in x ray technician from The University of Montana in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Montana was $5,476 per year.

Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology, which was ranked 84th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Montana that has a x ray technician program. It is located in Billings. 14 students graduated with degree in x ray technician from Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology in 2010. The tuition rate at Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology was $3,693 per year.

Montana Tech-College of Technology, which is located in Butte, is the third-ranked school in Montana that has a x ray technician program. It received a ranking of 88th in the country in 2010. 17 students graduated with degree in x ray technician from Montana Tech-College of Technology in 2010. Tuition at Montana Tech-College of Technology was $3,128 per year.

Cost

X ray technician schools in Montana, charge students an average tuition of $3,830 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,476 per year, or as little as $3,024 per year. In 2010, the x ray technician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Montana were:

  1. The University of Montana - located in Missoula, students are charged $5,476 per year
  2. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology - located in Billings, students are charged $3,693 per year
  3. Montana Tech-College of Technology - located in Butte, students are charged $3,128 per year

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

  1. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology - located in Great Falls, students are charged $3,024 per year
  2. Montana Tech-College of Technology - located in Butte, students are charged $3,128 per year
  3. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology - located in Billings, students are charged $3,693 per year

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

Most people who graduate from x ray technician school in Montana go on to work as a x ray technician. Montana had 700 x ray technicians in 2010. In Montana, the largest numbers of x ray technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Beaverhead County - 180 x ray technicians
  2. Flathead County - 110 x ray technicians
  3. Missoula County - 110 x ray technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of x ray technicians in Montana will grow by 15%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 910 x ray technicians working in Montana.

Salary

On average, x ray technicians earn $48,980 per year. The following counties in Montana have the highest average salaries for x ray technicians:

  1. Beaverhead County - $49,890 per year
  2. Big Horn County - $48,250 per year
  3. Missoula County - $48,190 per year

The Montana counties with the lowest average salary for x ray technicians are:

  1. Carter County - $45,640 per year
  2. Flathead County - $47,020 per year
  3. Missoula County - $48,190 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in x ray technology in Montana 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.

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  • Associate's Degree in X Ray Technology in Montana

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