Tennessee contains 33 schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Tennessee Technology Center at Paris, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in TN, has a total student population of 283 and is the 1516th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 33 x-ray technician schools in Tennessee, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($24,222/yr), with Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson as the lowest recorded at only $3,564/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 61,980 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $59,520. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $54,000/yr and there are 1,290 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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