York, PA has forty-four x-ray technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a x-ray technician program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
X-Ray Technician students from York 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 York-Hanover area alone, there are 3,540 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $65,830. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $57,950/yr and there are 40 employed.
York lies in York county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the York-Hanover area has 173,720 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $18.69/hr average worker wage, and a $38,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.250 out of every 1000 jobs in York are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 20.386/1000 are held by registered nurses.
Of the 44 x-ray technician schools with a 100-mile radius of York, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-McLean comes out as the most expensive ($43,158/yr) for x-ray technician students, with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest, reported at only $4,849/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from York|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||37.7 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||43.8 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||48.2 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||48.7 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||59.5 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||63.2 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||65.1 miles|