X-Ray Technician Schools in Illinois | Radiology Schools

X-Ray Technician Schools in Illinois

The Byway, Route 66, begins its famed trek to California in Chicago, Illinois. No doubt, if you are attending any of the accredited x-ray technician schools in Illinois, you may spend some of your free time in Chi-town. Whether you take in a Cubs game in the spring, enjoy the view from the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere (Sears Tower) or enjoy some great deep dish pizza, you are sure to fall in love with this city – especially if you like changes in the weather.

Illinois Climate

Those attending radiology technician schools in Illinois may see cold, snowy winters and hot, humid summers. Average temperatures may vary between 22 and 37 degree Fahrenheit in the winter, and 70 and 77 degrees in the summer. Regardless of the weather, there is always plenty to do and see.

Sites and Highlights in Illinois

Museums, national parks, lakes, architectural landmarks -- Illinois has a little bit of everything, as well as professional teams in every sport -- the Cubs, the White Sox, the Bears, the Bulls, and the Blackhawks. You may spend an afternoon viewing bison on a prairie or visit Frank Lloyd Wright's famed prairie-style homes. It's not only great to attend radiology technician schools in Illinois, it's great to work there too.

Illinois X-Ray Technician Schools to Careers

Once working in Illinois, an x-ray technician may make a mean annual salary of $56,070 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2009.

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