The average rate for a Sonographer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$44.00 per hour.

AU$51,000 - AU$160,000
AU$51K
AU$100K
AU$160K
MEDIAN: AU$102,439
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50%
90%
AU$27.81 - AU$63.17
AU$28
AU$43
AU$63
MEDIAN: AU$42.99
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$160K
Salary AU$51,000 - AU$160,000
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$56,541 - AU$137,080
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data AU$0AU$119
Hourly Rate AU$27.81 - AU$63.17
Overtime AU$106
Annual Data AU$0AU$137K
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$56,541 - AU$137,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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$81,000 based on 21 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$112,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Sonographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$117,000 based on 11 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$122,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Sonographer

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
20%

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Experience Affects Sonographer Salaries

▲33%

▲28%

▲22%

National Average
AU$92,000

▼12%

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 89%