Will I be able to find employment in Middle Tennessee and surrounding areas in the field of ultrasound?
Employment in the local Middle Tennessee and surrounding area is very likely after graduation, but not guaranteed. The local industry of Adult Echocardiography is growing in Nashville, and other cities around the state and country. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the industry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography will see an overall increase of 22% in job growth by 2024. In 2015, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, with an optional specialization in cardiac sonography, earned an annual mean wage of $64,280 in the Davidson- Nashville- Murfreesboro area. It was also calculated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that the 2015 entry level wage for a Diagnostic Sonographer was $46,135.