A Sonographer earns an average wage of AU$49.02 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Musculoskeletal, MSK, Vascular, and Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN).

AU$50,639 - AU$126,438
AU$51K
AU$83K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$82,731
10%
50%
90%
AU$30.57 - AU$64.14
AU$31
AU$48
AU$64
MEDIAN: AU$48.39
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$133K
Salary AU$50,639 - AU$126,438
Bonus AU$5,087
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$60,530 - AU$133,971
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 95
Hourly Data AU$0AU$119
Hourly Rate AU$30.57 - AU$64.14
Overtime AU$44.04 - AU$119
Annual Data AU$0AU$133K
Bonus AU$5,087
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$60,530 - AU$133,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 236

Job Description for Sonographer

A sonographer, or diagnostic medical sonographer, uses ultrasound equipment to view the inside of the human body and assist physicians in making diagnoses. Typically, a physician issues a medical order for an ultrasound, which the sonographer carries out using special ultrasound equipment to produce diagnostic images.

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Sonographer Tasks

  • Operate and adjust ultrasound and other equipment to obtain diagnostic images.
  • Complete paperwork and route tasks and images to appropriate staff.
  • Maintain equipment and follow safety regulations.
  • Interpret and add electronic notes to diagnostic images.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sonographer

Pay by Experience for a Sonographer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sonographer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$82,000 based on 125 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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$110,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Sonographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$125,000 based on 48 salaries. A 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$123,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$97,335

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Key Stats for Sonographer

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

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Experience Affects Sonographer Salaries

▲28%

▲27%

▲13%

National Average
AU$97,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Sonographer Salaries


MSK
▲17%

▲16%


National Average
AU$97,000

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 86%