Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salary

The average wage for a Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist is $28.58 per hour.

$35,035 - $80,136
(Median)
$35K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $58,595
10%
50%
90%

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$20.23 - $38.23
(Median)
$20
$29
$38
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,035 - $80,136  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$42,005 - $80,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.23 - $38.23  
   
Overtime
$2.93 - $51.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$42,005 - $80,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 328
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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 19%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

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

Vascular
0%

National Average
$60,000

Abdomen
up arrow 4%

ABDOMINAL
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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