Gallatin, TN has one x-ray technician school within its city limits. Volunteer State Community College has a total student population of 8,430. It is the 4879th highest ranked school in the USA and the 133rd highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
X-Ray Technician students from Gallatin 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 14,970 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $63,100. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $65,410/yr and there are 200 employed.
Gallatin lies in Sumner county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.271 out of every 1000 jobs in Gallatin are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and 20.798/1000 are held by registered nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Volunteer State Community College ends up costing a student $5,995/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gallatin|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||40.2 miles|