The average wage for a Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist is $29.28 per hour.

$39,302 - $82,220
$39K
$61K
$82K
MEDIAN: $60,654
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$21.76 - $39.10
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$29
$39
MEDIAN: $29.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,302 - $82,220  
   
Bonus
$245.66  
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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$44,503 - $82,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$21.76 - $39.10  
   
Overtime
$29.23 - $56.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$245.66  
   
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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$44,503 - $82,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182

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Job Description for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist

Today, ultrasound technology allows unprecedented opportunities to conduct internal exams of parts of the human body. The tool, while powerful and painless, is a very advanced piece of equipment which requires a skilled operator: a diagnostic ultrasound technologist.

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Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Tasks

  • Prepare and position patient for ultrasound exam and explain procedure.
  • Process and code film, videotape, images or prints from procedures and complete documentation for interpretation by physician.
  • Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images according to physician's directive.
  • Observe screen during scan to ensure satisfactory image for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments as required.

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Pay by Experience Level for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist

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Key Stats for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

ABDOMINAL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000


Abdomen
up arrow 7%

Vascular
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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