Myrtle Beach, SC has two ultrasound technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Cape Fear Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with an ultrasound technician program, has a total student population of 9,001. It is the 5298th highest ranked school in the USA and the 115th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Ultrasound Technician students from Myrtle Beach 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.
Myrtle Beach lies in Horry county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway area has 110,810 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $14.74/hr average worker wage, and a $30,670 average annual salary.
Of the 2 ultrasound technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Myrtle Beach, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cape Fear Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,402/yr) for ultrasound technician students, with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,043/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Myrtle Beach|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||82.4 miles|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||85.7 miles|