Entry-Level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer earns an average wage of $24.26 per hour. A skill in Obstetrics is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Total Pay (?
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$33,277 - $63,589
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $47,722
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Entry-Level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Total Pay (?
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$17.87 - $32.72
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,277 - $63,589  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,073  
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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$35,638 - $68,754  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,052
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.87 - $32.72  
   
Overtime
$24.26 - $49.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,073  
   
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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$35,638 - $68,754  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,052
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Pay Difference By Location
Las Vegas
up arrow 20%
Chicago
up arrow 17%
New York
up arrow 14%
Miami
up arrow 5%
Boston
up arrow 3%
Los Angeles
up arrow 2%
Phoenix
0%
National Average
$51,000
Dallas
up arrow 1%
Atlanta
up arrow 1%
Philadelphia
up arrow 5%
Houston
up arrow 6%
Orlando
up arrow 9%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salaries

Obstetrics
up arrow 11%
RDMS
up arrow 8%
Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 4%
Radiology
up arrow 1%
National Average
$51,000
Abdomen
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 91 votes.
Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 22%
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