Tyler, TX (population: 101,017) has five medical imaging schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Stephen F Austin State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical imaging program, has a total student population of 12,845. It is the 457th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Medical Imaging students from Tyler schools who go on to become medical imaging consultantss, medical technicians, medical imaging technicianss, mri technologists, 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.
Tyler lies in Smith county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Tyler area has 92,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.4% unemployment rate, $17.08/hr average worker wage, and a $35,530 average annual salary.
Of the 5 medical imaging schools with a 100-mile radius of Tyler, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stephen F Austin State University comes out as the most expensive ($12,885/yr) for medical imaging students, with Navarro College as the lowest, reported at only $8,832/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tyler|
|Bossier City||LA||63,292||2||15.0075||49||96.7 miles|