Tyler, TX (population: 101,017) has one ultrasound school within its city limits. Tyler Junior College has a total student population of 11,045. It is the 5000th highest ranked school in the USA and the 279th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Ultrasound students from Tyler 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 Tyler area alone, there are 80 employed surgeons earning an average salary of $243,420. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $57,770/yr and there are 50 employed.
Tyler lies in Smith county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Tyler area has 92,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.4% unemployment rate, $17.08/hr average worker wage, and a $35,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.591 out of every 1000 jobs in Tyler are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 0.828/1000 are held by surgeons.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tyler Junior College ends up costing a student $5,738/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tyler|
|Bossier City||LA||63,292||2||15.0075||49||96.7 miles|