Elizabethton, TN has six ultrasound schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Washington County Adult Skill Center, the highest ranked school in this group with an ultrasound program, has a total student population of 99. It is the 3052nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 58th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Ultrasound students from Elizabethton 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.
Elizabethton lies in Carter county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Johnson City area has 76,070 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $16.58/hr average worker wage, and a $34,480 average annual salary.
Of the 6 ultrasound schools with a 100-mile radius of Elizabethton, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington County Adult Skill Center comes out as the most expensive ($8,872/yr) for ultrasound students, with Southwest Virginia Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,355/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Elizabethton|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||22.9 miles|