Cardiac Sonographer Salary

The average pay for a Cardiac Sonographer is $28.09 per hour.

$39,386 - $81,124

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$20.64 - $38.56

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,386 - $81,124  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $6,638  
Total Pay (?
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$42,665 - $82,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$20.64 - $38.56  
   
Overtime
$14.44 - $58.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $6,638  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,665 - $82,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,133
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Job Description for Cardiac Sonographer

Cardiac sonographers may work in hospitals, clinics, or private practice, generally under the supervision of a physician; however, much of the work is usually done unsupervised.

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Cardiac Sonographer Tasks

  • Prepare and position patient for echocardiography exam and explain procedure.
  • Operate cardiac ultrasound, dopper and similar equipment to perform procedure according to physician's directive.
  • Observe screen during scan to ensure satisfactory image for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments as required.
  • Provide sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to physician for use in medical diagnosis.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cardiac Sonographer

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Experience Affects Cardiac Sonographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 11%


National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Cardiac Sonographer Salaries


Cardiology
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

stress echo
up arrow 6%

Vascular
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 203 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 19%
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