Average Sonographer Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$49.81
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AU$6,104
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The average hourly pay for a Sonographer in Australia is AU$49.81.
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AU$31.86
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AU$49.81
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AU$65.45
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MEDIAN AU$49.81
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Hourly Rate
AU$32 - AU$65
Bonus
AU$103 - AU$67,871
Total Pay
AU$62,326 - AU$136,942

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Job Description for Sonographer

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.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Sonographer

Skills in Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN), Sonography, Obstetrics, Pediatrics and Training are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Sonographer

An entry-level Sonographer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$39.06 based on 17 salaries. An early career Sonographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$42.78 based on 168 salaries. A mid-career Sonographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$55.33 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Sonographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$59.96 based on 56 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$60.
Employees with Sonographer in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (10.6% more) and Perth, Western Australia (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 349 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
48.1%
Mid Career
18.1%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
12.9%