Kennesaw, GA has eleven ultrasound technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Everest Institute-Marietta, the highest ranked school in this group with an ultrasound technician program, has a total student population of 824. It is the 2534th highest ranked school in the USA and the 44th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Ultrasound Technician students from Kennesaw schools who go on to become ultrasound technicians, sonographers, sonography specialists, ultrasound specialists, 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, Surgeons make on average $219,770 per year and there are about 44,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 840 employed surgeons earning an average salary of $217,270. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $62,820/yr and there are 550 employed.
Kennesaw lies in Cobb county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Kennesaw are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 0/1000 are held by surgeons.
Of the 11 ultrasound technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Kennesaw, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bauder College comes out as the most expensive ($48,186/yr) for ultrasound technician 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 Kennesaw|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||19.9 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||25.8 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||36.9 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||65.9 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||82.0 miles|