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Sonography Schools
In Smithfield, North Carolina

There is only one sonography school in Smithfield for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sonography and sonography education in Smithfield, which includes sonography training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Smithfield Vs. North Carolina Sonography Employment

Smithfield 160
North Carolina 1,630

Exactly 160 of North Carolina's 1,630 sonographers work in Smithfield. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of sonographers in Smithfield has shrunk by 11%. As the number of sonographers in Smithfield has decreased, overall employment in Smithfield has also decreased.

Smithfield Vs. North Carolina Sonography employment growth

1,470 1,500 1,450 1,540 1,630
180 180 160 180 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Smithfield

Sonography VS. All professions salaries in Smithfield

$55,450 $56,690 $59,150 $60,810 $61,640
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography in Smithfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Smithfield

As the number of sonographers in Smithfield has shrunk, salaries for sonographers have increased. In 2010 sonographers in Smithfield reportedly earned an average salary of $61,640 per year. Sonographers in Smithfield made a yearly average salary of $55,450, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Smithfield.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Smithfield

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Sonographers make a median salary of $61,300 per year in Smithfield. The difference in pay between the sonographers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 46%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $50,930 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,140 per year.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Smithfield

Health Science

Sonographer salaries in Smithfield are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sonography schools in Smithfield


Many of Smithfield's sonographers are graduates of the only accredited sonography school in the city.

Sonography Programs Offered In Smithfield


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in sonography offered by Smithfield's sonography schools.

Student Completed Sonography Degrees In Smithfield


Approximately 8 students completed sonography courses in 2010.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Smithfield, North Carolina

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