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X-Ray Technician Schools in Oregon

Working as an x-ray technician is a fabulous way to make a living, but you also want to enjoy where you live while studying for your new career. Oregon has a vast variety of outdoor recreational activities of which you can take advantage. Specifically, Oregon has 21,000 miles of national forest trails, camping, fishing in lakes and reservoirs, horse camps, and rock climbing opportunities.

You can enjoy fishing at the "Old" Salmon River Trail, and hiking and backpacking on the Alpine Trail or Banks-Vernonia State Trail. Additionally, x-ray technician students can go picnicking or horseback riding at Abbot Creek Campgrounds. Oregon's waterways offer many opportunities to go boating, and skiing, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and wind surfing can all be done at Mount Hood and Government Camp. There are 77 waterfalls, lakes streams and four ski areas for year round skiing and snowboarding.

Enjoy Oregon's living history at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center -- or go to the Bonneville Dam and observe the spawning salmon in an underground observatory. Every direction you go in Oregon, you have the opportunity to visit a beautiful natural creation. On the coast, there are hundreds of miles of coastline with lighthouses and fishing villages. The Eastern side of Oregon has Hells Canyon and Oregon's original trail wagon ruts.

Oregon X-Ray Technician Schools

Not only is Oregon a lovely place to live, but you can also make a really good income here once you complete your education. The annual mean wage for a radiology technician in 2012 in Oregon is $63,480, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Consider one of the many radiology technician schools in Oregon today to get started on a new career.

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