Brookings, SD has five radiology technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Mitchell Technical Institute, the highest ranked school in this group with a radiology technician program, has a total student population of 1,004. It is the 1685th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of South Dakota (#1 is Augustana College).
Radiology Technician students from Brookings 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.
Brookings lies in Brookings county, which is one of the 37 counties in South Dakota. Overall, the Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area has 123,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.15/hr average worker wage, and a $31,510 average annual salary.
Of the 5 radiology technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Brookings, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Sioux Falls comes out as the most expensive ($19,361/yr) for radiology technician students, with Mitchell Technical Institute as the lowest, reported at only $8,972/yr.