Sonography Schools In Georgia

There are 7 accredited sonography schools in Georgia for faculty who teach sonography classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sonography in the state of Georgia, which encompasses sonography training at the following levels:

  • Sonography Certificate
  • Associates degree in Sonography
  • Bachelors degree in Sonography


Schools

  1. Darton College

    2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098

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  2. Columbus Technical College

    928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6572

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  3. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

    One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161

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  4. Grady Health System Professional Schools

    80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3050

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  5. Medical College of Georgia

    1120 Fifteenth St, Augusta, Georgia 30912

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  6. Ogeechee Technical College

    One Joe Kennedy Blvd, Statesboro, Georgia 30458

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  7. Sanford-Brown College in Atlanta

    1140 Hammond Dr Ste A-1150, Atlanta, Georgia 30328

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Sonography Employment

Georgia 950
National 53,010

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

Employment Growth for Sonographers In Georgia

1,230 1,220 1,060 1,050 950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, sonography is a shrinking field. In Georgia, 280 less sonographers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 23% decline in the field. 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 Georgia

$55,240 $57,860 $59,280 $59,320 $58,470
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of sonographers is declining, the salaries paid to sonographers are increasing in Georgia. The mean salary for sonographers in 2006 was $55,240 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $58,470 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Georgia

10th percentile
$44,100
25th percentile
$51,120
50th percentile
$58,550
75th percentile
$67,520
90th percentile
$74,250

Thus, there was a 6% growth in sonographers' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of sonography, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid sonographers earning 68% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Georgia state.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Georgia

Health Science
$71,294
Sonography
$58,470
X Ray Technician
$50,260

In Georgia, sonographers make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total8

As the number of sonographers is decreasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited sonography schools in Georgia state is increasing. In 2006, 107 students graduated from sonography courses in Georgia. And in 2010, 117 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of sonography school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 9%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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