Echocardiographer Salary

An Echocardiographer earns an average wage of $30.41 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Ultrasound is associated with high pay for this job.
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$41,636 - $83,658
$42K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,415
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$23.33 - $39.73
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$30
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MEDIAN: $30.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,636 - $83,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,014  
Profit Sharing
$5,800  
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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$48,043 - $83,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$23.33 - $39.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.13  
Overtime
$32.65 - $58.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,014  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,800  
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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$48,043 - $83,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 585

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Job Description for Echocardiographer

The primary role of the echocardiographer is to perform high-quality ultrasound images of the heart. The echocardiographer usually works in a hospital or health center, and many work on-call in a rotating schedule. Tasks performed by an echocardigrapher include performing echocardiograms and exercise echocardiogram examinations; these echocardiogram examinations include color flow mapping, cardiac doppler imaging, and 2-D m-mode, and they are performed without the assistance of a cardiologist. An echocardiographer generally works under the direction of the department director and the medical director.

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Echocardiographer Tasks

  • Observe screen during scan to ensure satisfactory image for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments as required.
  • Provide sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to physician for use in medical diagnosis.
  • Prepare and position patient for echocardiography exam and explain procedure.
  • Operate cardiac ultrasound, dopper and similar equipment to perform procedure according to physician's directive.

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Pay by Experience Level for Echocardiographer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,577

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Key Stats for Echocardiographer

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Echocardiographer Salaries

▲13%

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
$64,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Echocardiographer Salaries

Ultrasound
▲18%

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$64,000

Vascular
▼1%

Sonography
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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