Frederick, MD (population: 59,727) has twenty-nine x-ray technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a x-ray technician program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
X-Ray Technician students from Frederick 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 29 x-ray technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Frederick, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-McLean comes out as the most expensive ($43,158/yr) for x-ray technician students, with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest, reported at only $4,849/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Frederick|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||21.2 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.7 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||31.4 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||33.4 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||34.2 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||38.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||40.2 miles|