New Bedford, MA (population: 90,869) has twenty-four radiology technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Boston University, the highest ranked school in this group with a radiology technician program, has a total student population of 31,960. It is the 32nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Radiology Technician students from New Bedford 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.
New Bedford lies in Bristol county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the New Bedford area has 63,420 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.2% unemployment rate, $19.66/hr average worker wage, and a $40,890 average annual salary.
Of the 24 radiology technician schools with a 100-mile radius of New Bedford, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr) for radiology technician students, with Roxbury Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,654/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Bedford|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||2.1 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||9.4 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||23.7 miles|
|West Barnstable||MA||-||1||8.73914||72||29.4 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||29.4 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||48.0 miles|