Ultrasound Technician Schools in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania boasts many claims to fame. Home of Andy Warhol and Bill Cosby, site of the Liberty Bell, birthplace of Hershey's chocolate, and the state where Betsy Ross made the first American flag, Pennsylvania is also a great place for future sonographers -- in fact, Pennsylvania ultrasound schools are some of the best in the country.

Pennsylvania Sonography Schools

Ultrasound schools in Pennsylvania can prepare students to forge careers throughout the state. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, sonographers in Pennsylvania earned a mean annual wage of $58,300 as of May 2009. Metropolitan areas in the state offered the following annual mean wages:

  • Philadelphia: $63,950
  • Pittsburgh: $51,700
  • Reading: $61,650
  • Scranton-Wilkes-Barre: $58,020

Non-metropolitan regions offered annual mean wages for sonographers as follows:

  • Far Western Pennsylvania: $55,650
  • West Central Pennsylvania: $48,210
  • Northeastern Pennsylvania: $60,280
  • East Central Pennsylvania: $63,440