Oregon contains nine schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Concorde Career Institute, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in OR, has a total student population of 720 and is the 1149th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 x-ray technician schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($23,664/yr), with Linn-Benton Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,982/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 30,730 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $73,300. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $78,320/yr and there are 440 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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