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X-Ray Technician Schools in Louisiana

If you're drawn to southern charm, are passionate about Cajun and creole cooking, or are interested in the diverse, multi-cultural heritage of New Orleans, Louisiana might be the perfect place to attend x-ray technician school. X-ray technician schools in Louisiana are located throughout the state, and you can find a wide variety of public and private colleges from which to choose.

Louisiana X-Ray Technician Schools

If you decide to consider radiology technician schools in Louisiana, you should enjoy learning, since licensure requires completing a radiography course and fulfilling continuing education requirements through Louisiana x-ray technician schools. The annual mean wage according to BLS, IN 2009 for x-ray technicians in Louisiana is $47,740. In Shreveport, technicians earn $43,780, while Baton Rouge and New Orleans boast higher annual mean wages of $47,820 and $52,220, respectively. New Orleans' annual mean wage, $52,220, is above more than the national and state averages.

During your off hours, you can find lots of things to do in Louisiana. The three largest cities in Louisiana all have something to offer: New Orleans is home to the French Quarter, the Mardi Gras parade, and the Audoban Zoo, one of the country's top five zoos. Baton Rouge boasts the Old State Capitol and the Louisiana State University Museum of Art. Shreveport, on the other hand, is home to the Gators and Friends Alligator Park and Exotic Zoo. You'll have plenty to do during your time off, and Louisiana is ideal for those who prefer warm and humid weather year-round, since it's located in a subtropical region.

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