An Entry-Level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer earns an average wage of $25.50 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are RVT and Abdomen.

$30,382 - $68,734
$30K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $50,182
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$17.93 - $33.80
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$25
$34
MEDIAN: $25.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,382 - $68,734  
   
Bonus
$25.00 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$36,240 - $70,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.93 - $33.80  
   
Overtime
$22.47 - $52.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$25.00 - $6,000  
   
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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$36,240 - $70,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 509

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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Orlando:
"The enormous possibilities of professional growth."
Study Hard . Become the very best in each specialty . If you start young in this profession try your best to be registered in as many specialties as possible, increase skills and knowledge as much as you can . Become an expert and be a leader in your profession .

Key Stats for Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
070
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salaries

RVT
up arrow 15%

Abdomen
up arrow 11%

up arrow 8%


Obstetrics
up arrow 3%

Vascular
up arrow 3%

Radiology
up arrow 2%

Sonography
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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