Renton, WA (population: 66,884) has six medical imaging schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Pima Medical Institute, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical imaging program, has a total student population of 776. It is the 2506th highest ranked school in the USA and the 48th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Medical Imaging students from Renton 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.
Renton lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary.
Of the 6 medical imaging schools with a 100-mile radius of Renton, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pima Medical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($14,292/yr) for medical imaging students, with Bellevue College as the lowest, reported at only $4,749/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Renton|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||13.5 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||23.7 miles|