Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salary

For Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists, hourly average wages total $30.50 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,276 - $85,178
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$64K
$85K
MEDIAN: $64,269
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$24.17 - $39.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$45,276 - $85,178  
   
Bonus
$480.47 - $5,195  
Profit Sharing
$4,950  
Total Pay (?
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$49,758 - $85,262  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$24.17 - $39.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$31.46 - $63.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$480.47 - $5,195  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,950  
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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$49,758 - $85,262  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 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.

Common Career Paths for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist


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Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists who transition into an upper level Vascular Technologist position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Vascular Technologist makes $60K a year.

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Popular Skills for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist


Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in RDMS, Vascular Ultrasound, RVT, and Obstetrics/Gynecology are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Abdomen, Ultrasound, and Sonography. It is not unusual for someone who knows Cardiology to be familiar with Obstetrics/Gynecology as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 324 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 270 salaries. An experienced Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 215 salaries. A Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 93 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,073

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Home to some of the best pay for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 21 percent above the national average. Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+20 percent), Dallas (+20 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and New York (+7 percent). Pittsburgh is the lowest-paying area, 20 percent south of the national average. Employers in Minneapolis and Raleigh also lean toward paying below-median salaries (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

▲23%

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$64,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

RDMS
▲8%

Vascular Ultrasound
▲7%

RVT
▲4%


Cardiology
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

▼4%

Sonography
▼6%

Ultrasound
▼9%

Abdomen
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 20%
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