Kerrville, TX has four ultrasound schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Baptist Health System School of Health Professions, the highest ranked school in this group with an ultrasound program, has a total student population of 458. It is the 4965th highest ranked school in the USA and the 278th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Ultrasound students from Kerrville 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.
Kerrville lies in Kerr county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Central Texas nonmetropolitan area has 139,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $15.64/hr average worker wage, and a $32,530 average annual salary.
Of the 4 ultrasound schools with a 100-mile radius of Kerrville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Austin comes out as the most expensive ($15,194/yr) for ultrasound students, with St Philips College as the lowest, reported at only $4,077/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kerrville|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||55.5 miles|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||84.6 miles|