Entry-Level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary

An Entry-Level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer earns an average wage of $25.48 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are RVT and Abdomen.

$30,089 - $68,903
$30K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $50,412
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$17.92 - $33.67
$18
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $25.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,089 - $68,903  
   
Bonus
$48.48 - $5,980  
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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$35,896 - $70,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.92 - $33.67  
   
Overtime
$22.00 - $52.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$48.48 - $5,980  
   
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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$35,896 - $70,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 489

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National Average: $53,110

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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
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salaries

RVT
▲15%

Abdomen
▲10%

▲7%

Vascular
▲7%


Obstetrics
▲3%

Radiology
▲2%

Sonography
▲1%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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