Odessa, TX (population: 102,535) has one ultrasound school within its city limits. American Commercial College-Odessa has a total student population of 181. It is the 5365th highest ranked school in the USA and the 306th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Ultrasound students from Odessa 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.
Odessa lies in Ector county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Odessa area has 60,350 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.4% unemployment rate, $18.40/hr average worker wage, and a $38,280 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American Commercial College-Odessa ends up costing a student $15,633/yr.