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Sonography Schools In Virginia

Virginia has 4 accredited sonography schools where sonography faculty who teach sonography classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sonography academic community in Virginia, and the future trends in sonography training at the following levels:


  1. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  2. Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools

    737 South Sycamore Street, Petersburg, Virginia 23803-5133

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  3. Southwest Virginia Community College

    369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill, Richlands, Virginia 24641-1101

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  4. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Sonography Employment

Virginia 1,200
National 53,010

Approximately 2% of the country's sonographers work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In Virginia

950 1,030 1,110 1,080 1,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, sonography is a growing field. In Virginia, 250 more sonographers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Virginia, this field has grown by 26% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of sonographers around the country. Nationally, the number of sonographers has grown by 20% from 2006 to 2010.

Sonography VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$57,860 $61,470 $62,740 $62,810 $63,370
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to sonographers are growing in Virginia. In 2006 sonographers made a mean salary of $57,860 per year, and in 2010 they made $63,370 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Virginia

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This represents a 9% growth in salaries. 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 98% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Virginia

Health Science
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In Virginia, sonographers earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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