Ultra Sound Technician

By:Carly Tegen

Over view of the career

Ultra sound tech do many things like MRI's, X-Rays, and if course ultra sounds. They need a lot of upper body strength for pushing peoples beds around hospitals. They even offer military training. Ultra sound techs also spend a lot of time on there feet and don't often get a break.

Education

High school courses-

In high school you need to be pretty good in science and biology. You should also take a lot of advanced classes like pre-calculus.


College corses-

In collage you need a bachelors degree. Once you get that you can take a one year course for certificates.

Job salary: $27.62 per hour, $65,000 per year.

Pros and Cons of an ultrasound tech.

Pros:

The job never gets boring because you see something different every day.

You get to experience something different.

Make a good salary.

Cons:

Always on your feet.

Often have to give people bad news.