Bartlett, TN (population: 47,744) has two sonography schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a sonography 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).
Sonography students from Bartlett 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 Memphis-MS-AR area alone, there are 270 employed pediatricians, general earning an average salary of $151,050. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $50,150/yr and there are 350 employed.
Bartlett lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. 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. Thus, about 0.574 out of every 1000 jobs in Bartlett are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 0.448/1000 are held by pediatricians, general.
Of the 2 sonography schools with a 100-mile radius of Bartlett, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($10,813/yr) for sonography students, with Arkansas State University-Main Campus as the lowest, reported at only $9,497/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bartlett|
|State University||AR||-||1||57.8251||135||63.9 miles|