Southaven, MS (population: 47,625) has eight radiology technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a radiology technician program, has a total student population of 12,156. It is the 462nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Radiology Technician students from Southaven 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.
Southaven lies in DeSoto county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary.
Of the 8 radiology technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Southaven, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, High-Tech Institute-Memphis comes out as the most expensive ($22,995/yr) for radiology technician students, with East Arkansas Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,502/yr.