California contains 88 schools that offer x-ray technician programs. St. Francis Career College, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in CA, has a total student population of 134 and is the 765th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 88 x-ray technician schools in California, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College-San Diego comes out as the most expensive ($68,300/yr), with Charles A. Jones Skills and Business Education Center as the lowest recorded at only $9,045/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from California 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 California alone, there are 233,030 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $85,080. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $74,030/yr and there are 5,100 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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