Maine contains two schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Southern Maine Community College, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in ME, has a total student population of 6,261 and is the 4242nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 x-ray technician schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Maine Community College comes out as the most expensive ($9,233/yr), with Kennebec Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,673/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 14,410 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $65,240. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $65,840/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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