Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average wage for a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Houston, Texas is $28.05 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are RDMS and Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN). Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$40,425 - $98,633
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MEDIAN: $55,000
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$19.57 - $35.57
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MEDIAN: $27.73
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$40,923 - $75,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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$19.57 - $35.57  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
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$40,923 - $75,010  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
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Houston:
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Texas:
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Key Stats for Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲20%

National Average
$57,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salaries

RDMS
▲13%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▲11%

National Average
$57,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%
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