An Echocardiographer earns an average wage of $27.50 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Echocardiographer Total Pay (?
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$41,603 - $76,554
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77K
MEDIAN: $59,495
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Echocardiographer Total Pay (?
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$21.13 - $36.37
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27
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36
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,603 - $76,554  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,529  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $6,878  
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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$44,189 - $79,152  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 718
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$21.13 - $36.37  
   
Overtime
$28.82 - $53.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,529  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $6,878  
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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$44,189 - $79,152  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 718
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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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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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
$59,000
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Experience Affects Echocardiographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$59,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Echocardiographer Salaries

Pediatrics
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Cardiology
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National Average
$59,000
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Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 20%
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