The average wage for a Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist is $29.11 per hour.

$38,973 - $83,457
(Median)
$39K
$60K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,926
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90%

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$20.54 - $38.82
(Median)
$21
$29
$39
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,973 - $83,457  
   
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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$42,585 - $81,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$20.54 - $38.82  
   
Overtime
$29.32 - $54.38  
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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$42,585 - $81,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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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

  • 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

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Experience Affects Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

ABDOMINAL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 1%

Vascular
up arrow 6%

Abdomen
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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