X-Ray Technician Schools in Colorado | Radiology Schools

X-Ray Technician Schools in Colorado

Colorado skies bestow the land with an average 300 days of sunshine a year. Below the sunny skies sit sweet-smelling grasslands, red-cliff mesas, wildflowered alpine meadows, and the massive Rocky Mountains. Such a landscape thrives because of vast national and state protection: Colorado is home to 10 national parks and monuments, 13 national forest and grasslands, and 42 state parks. Such majestic beauty should make it an easy choice to attend x-ray technician schools in Colorado. And Colorado is more than a pretty place -- art, culture, and nightlife thrive in the state's cities and towns, including the Denver metropolis and the renowned ski paradise of Aspen.

Colorado X-Ray Technician Schools

Colorado x-ray technician schools may provide the skills you need to thrive as an x-ray technician. For example, using a variety of radiological equipment and providing good patient care are skills that are covered. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2009 the annual mean salary for x-ray techs in Colorado is $56,410. The BLS cites the following Colorado regions as having the highest mean salaries for radiologic techs, in 2009:

  • Northcentral Colorado (nonmetropolitan area) - $61,840
  • Denver-Aurora, CO - $59,190
  • Boulder, CO - $58,060
  • Pueblo, CO - $55,790
  • Fort Collins-Loveland, CO - $54,390

With excellent x-ray technician programs and plenty of natural and cultural things to do when you're not studying, attending radiology technician schools in Colorado might be a fully satisfying experience.

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