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Sonography Schools In Louisiana

In Louisiana, there are 4 accredited schools where sonography classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Louisiana's sonography academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sonography includes sonography training at the sonography certificate level.


  1. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Louisiana State University Eunice

    2048 Johnson Hwy, Eunice, Louisiana 70535

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Unitech Training Academy

    3605 Ambassador Caffery, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Unitech Training Academy-Houma

    1227 Grand Calliou Rd, Houma, Louisiana 70363

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Sonography Employment

Louisiana 790
National 53,010

Of all of the sonographers that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In Louisiana

690 750 690 670 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, the field of sonography is growing. In Louisiana, 100 more sonographers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sonography has grown by 14% in Louisiana. This growth is slower than the national trend for sonographers which shows a 20% increase in the number of sonographers working around the nation.

Sonography VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$51,770 $55,210 $57,890 $59,440 $55,210
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Louisiana, as the number of sonographers is growing, the salaries earned by sonographers are increasing. In 2006 sonographers made a mean salary of $51,770 per year, and in 2010 they made $55,210 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Louisiana

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This represents a 6% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of sonography. The pay differential between the highest paid sonographers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 82%

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Louisiana

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In Louisiana, sonographers earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited sonography schools in Louisiana is increasing. In Louisiana, there were 14 graduates in 2006. And there were 38 graduates from sonography courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 171% percent increase in the number of sonography school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an undergraduate certificate in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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