Pennsylvania contains 54 schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in PA, has a total student population of 9,512 and is the 266th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 54 x-ray technician schools in Pennsylvania, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Center for Arts and Technology-Brandywine Campus comes out as the most expensive ($40,176/yr), with Indiana County Technology Center as the lowest recorded at only $4,320/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 129,810 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $63,600. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $58,300/yr and there are 2,170 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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