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Sonography Schools In Tennessee

Tennessee has 3 accredited sonography schools where sonography faculty who teach sonography classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sonography and sonography training in Tennessee, which includes sonography training at the following levels:


  1. Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

    1003 Monroe Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Volunteer State Community College

    1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-3188

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Sonography Employment

Tennessee 1,340
National 53,010

Of all of the sonographers in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In Tennessee

1,190 1,130 1,310 1,290 1,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sonography is a growing field in Tennessee. There were 150 more sonographers working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of sonographers has grown by 13%. 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 Tennessee

$52,400 $53,380 $54,790 $54,000 $54,900
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sonographers is increasing in Tennessee. In 2006 sonographers made a mean salary of $52,400 per year, and in 2010 they made $54,900 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Tennessee

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This represents a growth in salaries of 5%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Tennessee state, within the field of sonography, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sonographers earn 95% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Tennessee

Health Science
X Ray Technician

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of sonographers is increasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited sonography schools in Tennessee state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 29 sonography graduates from sonography courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 35 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of sonography school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee by 21%. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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