Find Diagnostic Medical Sonography Schools in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States located in the Caribbean Sea. Puerto Rico is made up of several islands and has a tropical climate. It is a U.S. territory rather than a state. Manufacturing is the main industry in Puerto Rico, though agriculture still plays a major role in the economy. Spanish is the primary language spoken in the territory, though English is also an official language. Puerto Rico has several universities in addition to its four medical schools.
Contact the schools below to learn more about becoming an ultrasound technician in Puerto Rico.
Those interested in studying diagnostic imaging in Puerto Rico have a few options. Associate degrees and post-associate certificates are offered in tomography, radiology, MRI and general ultrasound technology.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015 data), the salaries of ultrasound technologists working in Puerto Rico are considerably lower than those working in the rest of the United States. This may have to do with economic differences between the U.S. and P.R. Puerto Rico currently employs 280 diagnostic sonographers.
Data from Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015. Keep in mind these pay rates may change depending on level of education, certifications, experience, as well as whether you are employed in a hospital, private clinic or specialty clinic.