Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salary (United States)

For Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists, hourly wages usually total $29.04 per hour. Compensation starts at $22.22 per hour and can reach $37.48. Residency and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although most have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, about one-fourth claim no health benefits at all. Most Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists are women (75 percent). Most Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salary (?
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$42,443 - $84,696
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MEDIAN: $62,937
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Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salary (?
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$22.22 - $37.48
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,443 - $84,696  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,034  
Profit Sharing
$246.58 - $5,068  
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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$46,398 - $81,998  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$22.22 - $37.48  
   
Overtime
$26.36 - $56.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$246.58 - $5,068  
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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$46,398 - $81,998  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 718
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Job Description for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist

A registered vascular ultrasound technician works in a hospital or clinic to assist doctors by creating images of patients' circulatory system. They work alongside physicians and nurses to explain imaging procedures in a manner that helps put the patient at ease. The technologist then creates various scans with the ultrasound equipment of the areas on the patient as directed by the physician.
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Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Tasks
  • Process and code film, video and images from procedures and complete appropriate documentation.
  • Create two-dimensional recordings of vascular system using Doppler, Ultrasound and related equipment.
  • Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images according to physician's directive.
  • Prepare and position patient for ultrasound exam and explain procedure, perform non-invasive vascular tests.

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Popular Skills for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist

Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Vascular Ultrasound can expect to be compensated well for these skills, typically earning 7 percent more than the national average, respectively. Most people skilled in Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) are similarly competent in Cardiology.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy higher salaries, as pay increases are mainly incremental. New salaries start at $55K and reach $62K in five to 10 years. Earnings total $67K after one to two decades. As Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists reach 20 years on the job, salary increases slow down a bit, averaging $77K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 14 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; a majority of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

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$62,000
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Philadelphia offers some of the highest pay in the country for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists, 20 percent above the national average. Also paying near the top of the field are Seattle, Baltimore, Houston, and Tampa, where Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists annually earn 8 percent, 7 percent, 5 percent, and 4 percent more than the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Dallas, 18 percent below the national average. Charlotte and Raleigh are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median—salaries hover around -7 percent and -2 percent, respectively.

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Experience Affects Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

Vascular Ultrasound
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Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
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Cardiology
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National Average
$62,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 24%
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