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Sonography Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 3 accredited schools where sonography classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Mississippi's sonography academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sonography includes sonography training at the following levels:


  1. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  2. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Jones County Junior College

    900 S Court St, Ellisville, Mississippi 39437

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Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Sonography Employment

Mississippi 380
National 53,010

Of all of the sonographers in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In Mississippi

430 490 530 430 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of sonography is shrinking. In 2010 there were 50 less sonographers working in Mississippi than there were in 2006. Thus, in Mississippi, this field has shrunk by 12% in four years. This decline 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 Mississippi

$49,170 $48,340 $51,340 $51,630 $53,000
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
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 Mississippi. In 2006 sonographers made a mean salary of $49,170 per year, and in 2010 they made $53,000 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Mississippi

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This represents a 7% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 77% 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 Mississippi.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Mississippi

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited sonography schools in Mississippi is increasing. In 2006, 18 students graduated from sonography courses in Mississippi. And in 2010, 22 students graduated.

Thus there was a 22% percent increase in the number of sonography school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. 60% of these graduates received an associate's degree in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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