Davenport, IA (population: 103,072) has two ultrasound technician schools within its city limits. Palmer College of Chiropractic, the highest ranked school in the city with an ultrasound technician program, has a total student population of 2,094. It is the 893rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Ultrasound Technician students from Davenport 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 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island-IL area alone, there are ** employed surgeons earning an average salary of $#. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $58,420/yr and there are 60 employed.
Davenport lies in Scott county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island-IL area has 182,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,700 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Davenport are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and **/1000 are held by surgeons.
Of the 2 ultrasound technician schools in Davenport, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Palmer College of Chiropractic comes out as the most expensive ($31,132/yr) for ultrasound technician students, with Eastern Iowa Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $8,427/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Davenport|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||3.7 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||49.1 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||58.5 miles|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||62.1 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||81.5 miles|