Santa Clarita, CA (population: 171,722) has sixty-three x-ray technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. St. Francis Career College, the highest ranked school in this group with a x-ray technician program, has a total student population of 134. It is the 765th highest ranked school in the USA and the 49th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
X-Ray Technician students from Santa Clarita 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.
Of the 63 x-ray technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Santa Clarita, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stanbridge College comes out as the most expensive ($84,600/yr) for x-ray technician students, with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $2,897/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Santa Clarita|
|Canyon Country||CA||-||1||21.1219||9||2.4 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||13.2 miles|
|Simi Valley||CA||121,990||0||-||0||17.2 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||17.6 miles|
|Los Angeles||CA||3,878,715||57||23.6333||1,355||21.5 miles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||27.7 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||27.7 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||41.9 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||42.4 miles|
|Rancho Palos Verdes||CA||41,164||1||20.67||2||45.8 miles|