Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has two diagnostic medical sonography schools within its city limits. Austin Community College District, the highest ranked school in the city with a diagnostic medical sonography program, has a total student population of 40,248. It is the 5261st highest ranked school in the USA and the 297th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Austin schools who go on to become diagnostic medical sonographers, sonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary.
Of the 2 diagnostic medical sonography schools in Austin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Austin comes out as the most expensive ($15,194/yr) for diagnostic medical sonography students, with Austin Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $7,469/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|