Maryland contains five schools that offer x-ray technician programs. All-State Career School, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in MD, has a total student population of 984 and is the 1271st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 x-ray technician schools in Maryland, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown Institute comes out as the most expensive ($21,108/yr), with Montgomery College as the lowest recorded at only $8,443/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 51,620 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $76,330. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $70,450/yr and there are 1,170 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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