Clarksville, TN (population: 121,429) has six ultrasound schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tennessee Technology Center at McKenzie, the highest ranked school in this group with an ultrasound program, has a total student population of 485. It is the 1874th highest ranked school in the USA and the 38th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Ultrasound students from Clarksville 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.
Clarksville lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Clarksville-KY area has 77,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.2% unemployment rate, $16.55/hr average worker wage, and a $34,420 average annual salary.
Of the 6 ultrasound schools with a 100-mile radius of Clarksville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($24,222/yr) for ultrasound students, with Bowling Green Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,864/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Clarksville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||57.9 miles|