Reading, PA (population: 80,046) has thirty-nine radiology technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Drexel University, the highest ranked school in this group with a radiology technician program, has a total student population of 22,493. It is the 108th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Radiology Technician students from Reading 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.
Reading lies in Berks county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Reading area has 163,230 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.4% unemployment rate, $19.00/hr average worker wage, and a $39,520 average annual salary.
Of the 39 radiology technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Reading, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drexel University comes out as the most expensive ($31,832/yr) for radiology technician students, with Mercer County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,403/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Reading|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||31.1 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||35.5 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||35.7 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||36.8 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||45.1 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||50.7 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||51.2 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||57.8 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||60.2 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||61.7 miles|