Nevada contains six schools that offer x-ray technician programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 x-ray technician schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Las Vegas College comes out as the most expensive ($23,839/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 16,100 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $72,940. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $69,120/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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