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Sonography Schools In West Virginia

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


  1. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Sonography Employment

West Virginia 250
National 53,010

Of all of the sonographers that work in the US, approximately 0% work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In West Virginia

290 290 300 290 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In West Virginia, sonography is a shrinking field. There were 40 less sonographers working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% decline in the field. This decline is slower 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 West Virginia

$48,520 $45,280 $46,700 $48,680 $54,700
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of sonographers is declining, the salaries earned by sonographers are increasing. In 2006 sonographers made a mean salary of $48,520 per year, and in 2010 they made $54,700 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in West Virginia

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This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In West Virginia state, within the field of sonography, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sonographers earn 86% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in West Virginia

Health Science
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In West Virginia, sonographers make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited sonography school in West Virginia is increasing. In 2006, 42 students graduated from sonography courses in West Virginia. And in 2010, 45 students graduated.

Thus there was a 7% percent increase in the number of sonography school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia. 50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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The number of sonography faculty, growth in the field of sonography academia and sonography faculty salaries in West Virginia, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching sonography courses to students at the associates degree in sonography, and bachelors degree in sonography levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of sonography in West Virginia. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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