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X-Ray Technician Schools in Vermont

If you want a stable career and a secure future, consider a career in the health care field. But which health care field should you pursue? Radiologic or x-ray technicians enjoy solid earnings, and you don't need years and years of education to break into the field. Additionally, excellent job growth is expected according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS reports that demand for X-ray and radiologic technicians will grow faster than the average demand across all jobs. According to the BLS, the jobs with the most potential should go to those who know how to perform multiple radiologic procedures like computed tomography (CT scans), taking x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or mammography.

Where can you train for these opportunities? Radiology technician schools in Vermont. Here, you’re likely to find the training you need for X-ray technician jobs and licensure. Earn your certificate, associate's degree, or a bachelor's degree. The most commonly acquired credential for x-ray and radiologic technicians is the associate's degree. Additionally, Vermont radiologic and x-ray technicians earn an annual mean wage of $53,900.

Vermont Lifestyle

Besides its legendary natural beauty, Vermont boasts a fantastic health care system, which many experts claim as a model for the rest of the country. According to Kenneth Thorpe of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, Vermont has "one of the most innovative models of prevention … and care coordination in the country." In fact, some think Vermont’s health care system could be a guide for Congress as it debates an overhaul to the nation's health care system. Graduates of Vermont x-ray technician schools could become proud participants in this innovative system.

Vermont X-Ray Technician Schools

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