Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salary

Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists in the United States take home approximately $30.45 per hour on average. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. There are far more female Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 81 percent. Most Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,443 - $83,964
$45K
$64K
$84K
MEDIAN: $64,002
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$23.97 - $40.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$45,443 - $83,964  
   
Bonus
$487.96 - $10,241  
Profit Sharing
$3,900  
Total Pay (?
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$49,464 - $85,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$23.97 - $40.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$30.74 - $62.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$487.96 - $10,241  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,900  
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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$49,464 - $85,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 659

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Vascular Technologist. Median pay for Vascular Technologists is $60K.

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Popular Skills for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist


Survey results suggest that Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Vascular Ultrasound, RDMS, Ultrasound, and Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Abdomen and Sonography. Aptitude in Cardiology tends to also indicate an understanding of Obstetrics/Gynecology.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $59K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $65K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $70K. As Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $79K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,922

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 21 percent above the national average. Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+20 percent), Dallas (+19 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and New York (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Pittsburgh, which sits 20 percent below the national average. Employers in Tucson and Minneapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (13 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

▲23%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$64,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

Vascular Ultrasound
▲9%

RDMS
▲9%


Ultrasound
▲2%

Cardiology
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

RVT
▼1%

▼3%

Sonography
▼6%

Abdomen
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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