Enterprise, AL has eleven x-ray technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Washington-Holmes Technical Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a x-ray technician program, has a total student population of 652. It is the 3297th highest ranked school in the USA and the 168th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
X-Ray Technician students from Enterprise schools who go on to become X-ray technicians, sonography specialists, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, 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, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 1,290 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $55,290. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $46,270/yr and there are 40 employed.
Enterprise lies in Dale county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area has 86,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $16.50/hr average worker wage, and a $34,320 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.416 out of every 1000 jobs in Enterprise are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 14.823/1000 are held by registered nurses.
Of the 11 x-ray technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Enterprise, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tom P Haney Technical Center comes out as the most expensive ($12,144/yr) for x-ray technician students, with Washington-Holmes Technical Center as the lowest, reported at only $875/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Enterprise|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||76.7 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||91.7 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||94.4 miles|