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Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salary

A Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist earns an average wage of $28.06 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Abdomen and Vascular.

$34,183 - $78,600
(Median)
$34K
$58K
$79K
MEDIAN: $57,517
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$20.16 - $37.93
(Median)
$20
$28
$38
MEDIAN: $28.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,183 - $78,600  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,248  
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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$41,870 - $79,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.16 - $37.93  
   
Overtime
$2.14 - $50.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,248  
   
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).
)
$41,870 - $79,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 367

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Job Description for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

Abdomen
up arrow 13%

Vascular
up arrow 11%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 3%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 32%