Lake Elsinore, CA (population: 56,703) has forty-two ultrasound schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. American Career College, the highest ranked school in this group with an ultrasound program, has a total student population of 1,115. It is the 1019th highest ranked school in the USA and the 66th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Ultrasound students from Lake Elsinore schools who go on to become ultrasonographers, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, ultrasound professionals, 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 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area alone, there are 270 employed surgeons earning an average salary of $217,620. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $67,950/yr and there are 390 employed.
Lake Elsinore lies in Riverside county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area has 1,197,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,840 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Lake Elsinore are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 0/1000 are held by surgeons.
Of the 42 ultrasound schools with a 100-mile radius of Lake Elsinore, only 18 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Modern Technology School comes out as the most expensive ($47,088/yr) for ultrasound students, with MiraCosta College as the lowest, reported at only $4,390/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lake Elsinore|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||19.5 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||23.9 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||24.6 miles|
|Laguna Beach||CA||-||1||20.4608||2||28.1 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||30.0 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||31.9 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||32.3 miles|
|San Bernardino||CA||199,314||10||20.0516||225||32.6 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||34.0 miles|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||34.3 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||36.2 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||36.4 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||37.6 miles|
|San Marcos||CA||82,614||4||36.7693||363||37.7 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||39.4 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||42.9 miles|