The average pay for a Cardiac Sonographer is AU$46.00 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$60,467 - AU$115,094
AU$60K
AU$86K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$86,306
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50%
90%
AU$28.81 - AU$60.59
AU$29
AU$46
AU$61
MEDIAN: AU$46.00
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$121K
Salary AU$60,467 - AU$115,094
Bonus AU$3,500
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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AU$60,516 - AU$121,310
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data AU$0AU$60
Hourly Rate AU$28.81 - AU$60.59
Overtime AU$50.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$121K
Bonus AU$3,500
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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AU$60,516 - AU$121,310
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Cardiac Sonographer

Cardiac sonographers may work in hospitals, clinics, or private practice, generally under the supervision of a physician; however, much of the work is usually done unsupervised.

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Cardiac Sonographer Tasks

  • Prepare and position patient for echocardiography exam and explain procedure.
  • Operate cardiac ultrasound, doppler and similar equipment to perform procedure according to physician's directive.
  • Observe screen during scan to ensure satisfactory image for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments as required.
  • Provide sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to physician for use in medical diagnosis.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cardiac Sonographer

Pay by Experience for a Cardiac Sonographer has a positive trend. An entry-level Cardiac Sonographer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$82,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cardiac Sonographer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$90,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Cardiac Sonographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$107,000 based on 22 salaries. A Cardiac Sonographer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$117,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$91,021

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Key Stats for Cardiac Sonographer

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Cardiac Sonographer Salaries

▲29%

▲17%

National Average
AU$91,000

▼1%

▼10%

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%