Ultrasound Technician Schools in Kentucky
Kentucky Sonography Schools
The skills you learn through formal education at an accredited Kentucky ultrasound school are regarded favorably by employers. By completing a 2- or 4-year program at an ultrasound school in Kentucky, you could make the most of the job opportunities presented by the predicted 18 percent growth in employment of diagnostic medical sonographers nationally in the 2008-2018 decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
If you stay to work in Kentucky following your graduation from a Kentucky sonography or ultrasound school, you can expect a good wage. In May 2009, the mean annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in Kentucky was $56,010, compared to $37,370 for all occupations combined. In Lexington, where 70 people worked in this occupation, the mean annual salary was $58,740; while in Louisville-Jefferson County, where 210 people worked as diagnostic medical sonographers or ultrasound technicians, it was $57,380.