Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has one ultrasound school within its city limits. Draughons Junior College Inc has a total student population of 619. It is the 4973rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 134th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Ultrasound students from Nashville 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 150 employed surgeons earning an average salary of $#. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $65,410/yr and there are 200 employed.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.271 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashville are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 0.212/1000 are held by surgeons.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College Inc ends up costing a student $24,222/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|