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X Ray Technician in Washington State

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Schools Offering X Ray Technology Programs in Washington State


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Washington State students graduate with degrees in x ray technology. Thus, Washington State's 7 x ray technician schools put out approximately 122 x ray technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State with a x ray technician program is Pima Medical Institute, which is located in Seattle. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. In 2010, Pima Medical Institute graduated 54 students from its x ray technician program.

The second-ranked school in Washington State that has a x ray technician program is Wenatchee Valley College. Wenatchee Valley College, which was ranked 83rd in the country in 2010, is located in Wenatchee. 15 students graduated with degree in x ray technician from Wenatchee Valley College in 2010. Tuition at Wenatchee Valley College was $3,099 per year.

The third-ranked school in Washington State with a x ray technician program is Bellevue College, which is located in Bellevue. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. Bellevue College charged in-state students $3,060 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Washington State's x ray technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,643 per year, though tuition can range from $3,379 per year to $2,610 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Washington State x ray technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Columbia Basin College - located in Pasco, students are charged $3,379 per year
  2. Peninsula College - located in Port Angeles, students are charged $3,342 per year
  3. Wenatchee Valley College - located in Wenatchee, students are charged $3,099 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Washington State x ray technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Spokane Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
  2. Clark College - located in Vancouver, students are charged $3,008 per year
  3. Bellevue College - located in Bellevue, students are charged $3,060 per year

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

Most people who graduate from x ray technician school in Washington State go on to work as a x ray technician. In 2010, there were 4,260 x ray technicians working in Washington State. The following counties have the largest number of Washington State x ray technicians:

  1. King County - 1,780 x ray technicians
  2. Spokane County - 520 x ray technicians
  3. Pierce County - 310 x ray technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of x ray technicians is expected to grow by 24% by 2018. There are projected to be 5,330 x ray technicians working in the Washington State then.

Salary

On average, x ray technicians earn $62,670 per year. On average a x ray technician earns the most in the following Washington State counties:

  1. King County - $68,030 per year
  2. Skagit County - $65,700 per year
  3. Thurston County - $62,290 per year

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

  1. Yakima County - $53,670 per year
  2. Adams County - $55,370 per year
  3. Spokane County - $55,400 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Washington State statistics regarding a career in x ray technology and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Washington State

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