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Ultrasound Technology Schools In West Virginia

West Virginia has is only one accredited ultrasound technology school where ultrasound technology faculty who teach ultrasound technology classes can find employment. The trends in West Virginia's ultrasound technology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in ultrasound technology includes ultrasound technology training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Ultrasound Technology Employment

West Virginia 250
National 53,010

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

Employment Growth for Ultrasound technology professionals In West Virginia

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

In West Virginia, ultrasound technology is a shrinking field. In West Virginia, 40 less ultrasound professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of ultrasound professionals has shrunk by 14%. This decline is slower than the national trend for ultrasound professionals which shows a 20% increase in the number of ultrasound professionals working around the nation.

Ultrasound Technology 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: Ultrasound Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of ultrasound professionals is declining, the salaries earned by ultrasound professionals are increasing. The mean salary for ultrasound professionals in 2006 was $48,520 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,700 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ultrasound technology professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$40,680
25th percentile
$46,030
50th percentile
$52,550
75th percentile
$60,150
90th percentile
$75,560

Thus, ultrasound professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In West Virginia state, within the field of ultrasound technology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid ultrasound professionals earn 86% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Ultrasound technology professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Health Science
$63,549
Sonography
$54,700
X Ray Technician
$42,920

Ultrasound professionals in West Virginia earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Ultrasound Technology programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

The number of students graduating from the only accredited ultrasound technology school in West Virginia is increasing. In 2006 there were 42 ultrasound technology graduates from ultrasound technology courses in West Virginia and in 2010 there were 45 graduates.

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

Ultrasound Technology Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of ultrasound technology faculty in West Virginia, growth in the field of ultrasound technology academia and faculty salaries in West Virginia. If you are involved in teaching ultrasound technology courses to students at the associates degree in ultrasound technology, and bachelors degree in ultrasound technology 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 ultrasound technology in West Virginia. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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