Kettering, OH (population: 52,835) has one sonography school within its city limits. Kettering College of Medical Arts has a total student population of 899. It is the 402nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Sonography students from Kettering 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. In fact, in the Dayton area alone, there are 70 employed pediatricians, general earning an average salary of $143,240. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $60,130/yr and there are 230 employed.
Kettering lies in Greene county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Dayton area has 372,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.07/hr average worker wage, and a $41,750 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.619 out of every 1000 jobs in Kettering are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 0.191/1000 are held by pediatricians, general.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kettering College of Medical Arts ends up costing a student $14,805/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kettering|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||15.8 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||36.3 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||36.5 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||52.0 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||71.8 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||92.3 miles|