AU$81,839
Avg. Salary
AU$49.35
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Sonographer is AU$49.35 per hour.

The average pay for a Sonographer is AU$81,839 per year.

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AU$30.89
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AU$65.09
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MEDIAN AU$49.35
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MEDIAN AU$81,839
AU$50,060 - AU$122,492
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MEDIAN: AU$81,839
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MEDIAN: AU$49.35
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AU$0AU$135K
Salary AU$50,060 - AU$122,492
Bonus AU$1,014 - AU$69,043
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$61,257 - AU$135,397
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 25 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data AU$0AU$113
Hourly Rate AU$30.89 - AU$65.09
Overtime AU$44.70 - AU$114
Annual Data AU$0AU$135K
Bonus AU$1,014 - AU$69,043
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$61,257 - AU$135,397
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 25 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 258

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

17%

7%

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National Average: AU$99,781

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Sonographer

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
9 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Sonographer Salaries

▲25%

▲23%

▲10%

National Average
AU$100,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Sonographer Salaries


MSK
▲14%

▲13%


National Average
AU$100,000

▼19%

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 88%