Ultrasound Technician Schools in North Carolina
What do Raleigh, Charlotte, Asheville, and Durham have in common? Forbes ranked these North Carolina cities in the 25 Best Places for Business and Careers in 2010. That makes ultrasound schools in North Carolina attractive to future sonographers.
North Carolina Sonography Schools
The hundreds of hospitals throughout the state are rich with employment opportunities for graduates from North Carolina ultrasound schools. The annual mean wage of diagnostic medical sonographers in North Carolina as of May 2009 was $60,000, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Metropolitan areas offered annual mean wages as follows:
- Asheville: $57,620
- Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord: $62,610
- Durham: $60,080
- Raleigh-Cary: $60,810
- Wilmington: $61,020
- Winston-Salem: $59,930
Salaries in non-metropolitan areas in North Carolina ranged from $53,080 to $65,800.