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X-Ray Technician Schools in Kansas

X-ray technician schools in Kansas may be a perfect fit for you to start your new career. Under three million people populate the massive 82,282 square miles of land in Kansas. Wheat populates a great deal of the land with 10 million bushels of wheat harvested each year in Kansas. In addition, Kansan farmers raise sorghum, hay, corn, and cattle. Over eight million commercial cattle were raised in Kansas in 1999 -- earning Kansas the number one ranking in cattle production. The biggest city in Kansas with roughly 344,000 people is Wichita, but its capital is Topeka with just 122,000 residents.

Over the Rainbow

Kansas has four full-fledged seasons each year, with wet summers. About 70-77 percent of the annual precipitation falls between April and September. The average rainfall is 26.5 inches across the state; however, rainfall decreases as you travel west. The mean annual temperature statewide is 56 degrees Fahrenheit. Snowfall ranges from 36" in the north to 11" in the southern part of the state. Kansas actually has a fifth season that goes year-round, it's not-so-fondly called "tornado season." Dodge City, Kansas is said to be the windiest city in the United States, with an average wind speed of 14 mph.

X-Ray Technician Careers in Kansas

After graduation from x-ray technician schools in Kansas, graduates can earn a mean annual salary of $46,190, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Sunflowers and sunshine welcome you and your new career goals to your choice of Kansas x-ray technician schools.

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