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Ultrasonographer Salary

An Ultrasonographer earns an average wage of $31.71 per hour.
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$42,712 - $86,195
(Median)
$43K
$62K
$86K
MEDIAN: $61,626
10%
50%
90%

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$23.75 - $42.10
(Median)
$24
$32
$42
MEDIAN: $31.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$42,712 - $86,195  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,028  
Profit Sharing
$1,350 - $5,500  
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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$47,373 - $91,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$23.75 - $42.10  
   
Overtime
$35.08 - $60.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,028  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,350 - $5,500  
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).
)
$47,373 - $91,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 208

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Job Description for Ultrasonographer

  • Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images according to physician's directive.
  • Observe screen during scan to ensure satisfactory image for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments as required.
  • Prepare and position patient for ultrasound exam and explain procedure.
  • Process and code film, videotape, images or prints from procedures and complete documentation for interpretation by physician.

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Pay by Experience Level for Ultrasonographer

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

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Experience Affects Ultrasonographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Ultrasonographer Salaries

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 3%

National Average
$66,000

breast
up arrow 1%

Abdomen
up arrow 2%

Vascular
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 20%