East Peoria, IL has two sonography schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Eastern Iowa Community College District, the highest ranked school in this group with a sonography program, has a total student population of 8,480. It is the 4438th highest ranked school in the USA and the 75th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Sonography students from East Peoria schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today.
East Peoria lies in Tazewell county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Peoria area has 170,260 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary.
Of the 2 sonography schools with a 100-mile radius of East Peoria, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern Iowa Community College District comes out as the most expensive ($8,427/yr) for sonography students, with Carl Sandburg College as the lowest, reported at only $3,437/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from East Peoria|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||78.2 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||83.3 miles|
|Sugar Grove||IL||-||1||14.036||67||96.1 miles|