Albany, NY (population: 92,804) has one x-ray technician school within its city limits. Albany BOCES-Adult Practical Nursing Program has a total student population of 139. It is the 1166th highest ranked school in the USA and the 105th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
X-Ray Technician students from Albany 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 Albany-Schenectady-Troy area alone, there are 9,160 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $60,060. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $65,010/yr and there are 200 employed.
Albany lies in Albany county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy area has 434,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $21.78/hr average worker wage, and a $45,310 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.449 out of every 1000 jobs in Albany are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 21.087/1000 are held by registered nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Albany BOCES-Adult Practical Nursing Program ends up costing a student $15,276/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Albany|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||61.0 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||65.5 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||82.2 miles|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||87.3 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||88.8 miles|