Maryville, TN has four sonography schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Roane State Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with a sonography program, has a total student population of 6,281. It is the 4509th highest ranked school in the USA and the 125th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Sonography students from Maryville 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 Knoxville area alone, there are 150 employed pediatricians, general earning an average salary of $163,880. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $51,390/yr and there are 230 employed.
Maryville lies in Blount county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Knoxville area has 324,080 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $18.18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,820 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.708 out of every 1000 jobs in Maryville are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 0.450/1000 are held by pediatricians, general.
Of the 4 sonography schools with a 100-mile radius of Maryville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwestern Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,652/yr) for sonography students, with Chattanooga State Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,923/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Maryville|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||87.6 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||96.5 miles|