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Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salary

An average Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $29.18 per hour. In the world of Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists, overall income ranges from $47K near the bottom to $82K at the top; this can include more than $3K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists making up 76 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$41,719 - $86,398
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MEDIAN: $62,907
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$22.45 - $37.71
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,719 - $86,398  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $7,757  
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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$46,732 - $82,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$22.45 - $37.71  
   
Overtime
$25.96 - $56.55  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $7,757  
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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$46,732 - $82,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 715
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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


Survey takers who work as Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Vascular Ultrasound, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Cardiology, and Vascular are correlated to pay that is above average. Experience with Cardiology is often linked with knowledge 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.


Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $55K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $62K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $68K in this role. Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $72K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 20 percent, Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists in Philadelphia receive some of the highest pay in the country. Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+8 percent), Houston (+7 percent), Baltimore (+6 percent), and Seattle (+6 percent). The lowest-paying market is Pittsburgh, which sits 19 percent below the national average. Employers in Dallas and Charlotte also lean toward paying below-median salaries (17 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%



National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

Vascular Ultrasound
up arrow 7%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
0%

National Average
$62,000

Cardiology
up arrow 1%

Vascular
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 24%