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X-Ray Technician Schools in Wyoming

It takes special training to become an x-ray or radiologic technician, and Wyoming x-ray technician schools provide it. This branch of the health care industry is expected to supply good job prospects, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). BLS data indicates that demand for x-ray and radiologic technicians will grow faster than average in the years to come. The BLS also points out that the positions that offer the best pay and conditions should go to applicants trained to perform several radiologic procedures, including x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI scans), computed tomography (CT scans), and mammography.

Radiology technician schools in Wyoming offer certificate programs, two-year associate's degrees, and bachelor's degrees. Formal training from these schools prepares you to pass licensing exams, which are required in most states. The most popular career training for x-ray technicians is the associate's degree program, according to the BLS. Wyoming radiologic and x-ray technicians earn an annual mean wage of $48,120.

Wyoming Lifestyle

Wyoming offers plenty of room to roam. It has the smallest population of any state in the US, and more than 97,000 sq. miles of space. Wyoming's unemployment rate is well below the national average. Wyoming is a great place to learn, work, and live; along with Utah and Hawaii, it topped the list published by the AHIP State and Congressional District Resource for Wellbeing. This means it scores well in healthy behaviors, work environment, physical health, emotional health, and access to basic necessities.

Wyoming X-Ray Technician Schools

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