Sonography Schools In Alabama

Sonography classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited sonography schools in Alabama. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sonography academic community in Alabama, and the future trends in sonography training at the following levels:

  • Sonography Certificate
  • Associates degree in Sonography


Schools

  1. Community College of the Air Force

    100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36114-0011

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  2. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

    801 Main St NW, Hanceville, Alabama 35077-2000

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  3. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

    1000 Dannelly Blvd., Andalusia, Alabama 36420-1418

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  4. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College

    1225 Air Base Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36108-3199

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  5. Virginia College-Birmingham

    488 Palisades Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35209

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  6. Cardiac and Vascular Institute of Ultrasound

    1729 Springhill Ave. - Suite #11, Mobile, Alabama 36604

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Sonography Employment

Alabama 1,030
National 53,010

Approximately 2% of the country's sonographers work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In Alabama

770 920 950 1,090 1,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, the field of sonography is growing. In Alabama, 260 more sonographers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sonography has grown by 34% in Alabama. This is faster than the trend for sonographers around the US. Nationally, the number of sonographers has grown by 20% between 2006 and 2010.

Sonography VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$47,220 $49,220 $49,830 $50,320 $50,870
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sonographers is increasing in Alabama. In 2006 sonographers made a mean salary of $47,220 per year, and in 2010 they made $50,870 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Alabama

10th percentile
$34,780
25th percentile
$41,890
50th percentile
$50,450
75th percentile
$59,890
90th percentile
$69,080

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 99% pay differential between the highest paid sonographers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sonography in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Alabama

Health Science
$65,871
Sonography
$50,870
X Ray Technician
$44,730

Sonographers in Alabama earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sonography programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total7

The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited sonography schools in Alabama is increasing. In 2006 there were 79 sonography graduates from sonography courses in Alabama and in 2010 there were 95 graduates.

Thus there was a 20% percent increase in the number of sonography school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned an associate's degree in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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