Sonography Schools In Massachusetts

There are 5 accredited sonography schools in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts, which encompasses sonography training at the following levels:

  • Sonography Certificate
  • Associates degree in Sonography


Schools

  1. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  2. Cape Cod Community College

    2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable, Massachusetts 02668-1599

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  3. Massasoit Community College

    One Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-3996

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  4. Middlesex Community College in Bedford

    Springs Rd, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-9124

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  5. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Sonography Employment

Massachusetts 1,190
National 53,010

Of all of the sonographers that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In Massachusetts

1,140 1,170 980 1,020 1,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, sonography is a growing field. In Massachusetts, 50 more sonographers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sonography has grown by 4% in Massachusetts. This is slower 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 Massachusetts

$65,680 $69,630 $73,690 $78,460 $80,000
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Massachusetts, as the number of sonographers is growing, the salaries earned by sonographers are increasing. Sonographers earned a yearly mean salary of $65,680 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $80,000 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$60,040
25th percentile
$68,100
50th percentile
$79,990
75th percentile
$91,460
90th percentile
$104,460

Thus, sonographers' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of sonography, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid sonographers earning 74% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Massachusetts state.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Massachusetts

Health Science
$76,522
Sonography
$80,000
X Ray Technician
$78,920

In Massachusetts, sonographers earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total6

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited sonography schools in Massachusetts is decreasing. In 2006 there were 79 sonography graduates from sonography courses in Massachusetts and in 2010 there were 61 graduates.

This represents a 23% decrease in the number of sonography degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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