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Ultrasound Technology Schools

As a professor or instructor of ultrasound technology classes at one of the 252 accredited ultrasound technology schools in the country, you play a necessary role in shaping the education, and, in effect, the future of this growing field. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in ultrasound technology, which encompasses ultrasound technology training at the following levels:

  • Ultrasound Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Ultrasound Technology
  • Bachelors degree in Ultrasound Technology


Professional Trends

National Employment growth for Ultrasound technology professionals

44,340 46,770 48,920 51,630 53,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Dark Yellow: Actual Values

In the year 2010, there were 53,010 ultrasound technology professionals working in the US. The number of ultrasound technology professionals has grown by 20% between 2006 and 2010.

And the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010 was 1%.

National Salary percentiles for Ultrasound technology professionals

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In 2010, the median salary earned by ultrasound technology professionals around the nation, was $64,380 per year. This is 5% less than the national median salary for all professions, which was $68,155 per year.

National Median Salary Growth For Ultrasound Technology

$57,160 $59,860 $61,980 $63,010 $64,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Salaries

Between the years 2006 and 2010, salaries for ultrasound technology professionals have grown by 13%.

Educational Trends

National Ultrasound Technology Student enrollment growth by degree

1,877 2,880 2,854 3,381 1,777
271 383 405 416 424
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0 0 0 0 0
1,459 986 1,567 1,372 3,165
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate's Degree in Ultrasound Technology
  • Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Ultrasound Technology
  • Red: Doctorates Degree in Ultrasound Technology
  • Light blue: Master's Degree in Ultrasound Technology
  • Grey: Certificate in Ultrasound Technology

The career outlook for ultrasound technology professionals is showing a rapid change. And, on the educational front, the story is similar. In 2006, 3,607 students graduated from ultrasound technology degree programs in the US. In 2010, 5,366 students graduated from ultrasound technology schools.

This represents a 49% change in the number of graduates. The growth nationally for students graduating from institutions of higher learning in general has been 12% from 2006 to 2010. Thus, the growth in the number of students graduating from ultrasound technology courses is greater than the change in the number of students graduating in all disciplines in the US.

Ultrasound Technology Programs offered Nationwide


The number of schools offering ultrasound technology programs has decreased.

Ultrasound Technology Faculty Salaries

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  1. Florida30 Schools
  2. California26 Schools
  3. Texas24 Schools
  4. Illinois14 Schools
  5. Michigan13 Schools
  6. New Jersey13 Schools
  7. Pennsylvania11 Schools
  8. North Carolina9 Schools
  9. Ohio9 Schools
  10. New York7 Schools
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  12. Oklahoma6 Schools
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  14. Kentucky5 Schools
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