Florence, KY has fourteen ultrasound technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Kettering College of Medical Arts, the highest ranked school in this group with an ultrasound technician program, 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).
Ultrasound Technician students from Florence 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 Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are 450 employed surgeons earning an average salary of $#. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $55,210/yr and there are 360 employed.
Florence lies in Boone county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.365 out of every 1000 jobs in Florence are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 0.448/1000 are held by surgeons.
Of the 14 ultrasound technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Florence, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butler Tech-D Russel Lee Career Center comes out as the most expensive ($26,280/yr) for ultrasound technician students, with Greene County Career Center as the lowest, reported at only $10,325/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Florence|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||3.0 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||42.1 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||68.4 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||81.4 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||91.2 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||92.6 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||95.6 miles|