Home to Jim Morrison, Sydney Poitier and Wesley Snipes, Florida is also home to some of the top training institutions in the field of ultrasound technology. You’ll be spoilt for choice with ultrasound technician schools in many areas including Orlando, Tampa, and greater Miami; the only metro area in the U.S. bordering on two national parks. Enjoy the Sunshine State’s great climate while you study on campus or take online courses while soaking up the sun.
As a Florida ultrasound technician, you will:
- Use imaging equipment for procedures such as sonograms or ultrasounds
- Work in a hospital, physician’s office or imaging clinic
- Diagnose medical conditions
- Ensure patient’s needs are met
Some career figures for ultrasound technician professionals in Florida:
- Average annual salary: $58,260
- Currently employed: 4,890
- Employment outlook: 44% Growth over the next ten years
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s Degree, Professional Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.