Lewisburg, PA has twenty-nine x-ray technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a x-ray technician program, has a total student population of 9,512. It is the 266th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
X-Ray Technician students from Lewisburg 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 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 6,310 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $68,700. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $63,440/yr and there are 80 employed.
Lewisburg lies in Union county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area has 238,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $17.38/hr average worker wage, and a $36,150 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.334 out of every 1000 jobs in Lewisburg are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 26.437/1000 are held by registered nurses.
Of the 29 x-ray technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Lewisburg, 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) for x-ray technician students, with Broome Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,037/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lewisburg|
|State College||PA||-||2||29.8064||24||52.4 miles|
|Wilkes Barre||PA||-||4||40.1855||76||55.8 miles|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||83.5 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||83.7 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||89.0 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||94.5 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||99.2 miles|