Health science is one of the most in-demand career clusters in Alabama, and there is a wide range of options for job seekers. Misty Reeves attended a 4-year institution but wasn’t sure yet which career path she wanted to pursue. She volunteered in a radiology department and found her passion. She then attended one more year at a program at the Florida Institute of Ultrasound to acquire her sonographer certificate, and she is now employed at the Washington County Hospital. Annual income for sonographers, or radiology technicians, ranges from $41,806 - 62,781.
Anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in health science is encouraged to reach out to their school counselor or career coach. Interested adults are encouraged to connect with their local career center for more information.