Montgomery, AL (population: 200,848) has one x-ray technician school within its city limits. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College has a total student population of 1,733. It is the 4689th highest ranked school in the USA and the 43rd highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
X-Ray Technician students from Montgomery 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 Montgomery area alone, there are 2,940 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $60,910. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $49,000/yr and there are 50 employed.
Montgomery lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Montgomery area has 163,040 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Montgomery are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 18/1000 are held by registered nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, H Councill Trenholm State Technical College ends up costing a student $8,448/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Montgomery|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||45.3 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||49.5 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||75.2 miles|