San Jose, CA (population: 977,893) has nine radiology technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Foothill College, the highest ranked school in this group with a radiology technician program, has a total student population of 18,293. It is the 3760th highest ranked school in the USA and the 354th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Radiology Technician students from San Jose schools who go on to become radiology technicians, professor of radiologies, assistant professor of radiologies, radiologic technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Radiologic technologists and technicians make on average $54,180 per year and there are about 213,560 of them employed in the US today.
San Jose lies in Santa Clara county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area has 888,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $32/hr average worker wage, and a $66,780 average annual salary.
Of the 9 radiology technician schools with a 100-mile radius of San Jose, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Contra Costa College comes out as the most expensive ($10,444/yr) for radiology technician students, with City College of San Francisco as the lowest, reported at only $4,129/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Jose|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||8.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||22.8 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||25.1 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||30.6 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||31.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||32.8 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||40.0 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||42.8 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||46.3 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||88.7 miles|