Ottawa, KS has six radiology technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Hillyard Technical Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a radiology technician program, has a total student population of 164. It is the 1320th highest ranked school in the USA and the 42nd highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Radiology Technician students from Ottawa 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.
Ottawa lies in Franklin county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary.
Of the 6 radiology technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Ottawa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hillyard Technical Center comes out as the most expensive ($15,617/yr) for radiology technician students, with Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as the lowest, reported at only $3,266/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ottawa|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||52.0 miles|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||52.1 miles|
|Kansas City||MO||454,520||32||15.0915||547||52.1 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||60.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||61.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||82.7 miles|