$62,421
Avg. Salary
$30.17
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$800

Bonus

$2,017

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Cardiac Sonographer is $30.17 per hour.

The average pay for a Cardiac Sonographer is $62,421 per year.

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$23.68
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MEDIAN $62,421
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$0$89K
Salary $46,184 - $89,638
Bonus $98.17 - $3,945
Profit Sharing $405 - $5,362
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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$49,189 - $86,312
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 330
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $23.68 - $40.57
Hourly Tips $3.08
Overtime $32.63 - $61.66
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $98.17 - $3,945
Profit Sharing $405 - $5,362
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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$49,189 - $86,312
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,943

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.

Cardiac Sonographer Pay By Employer

$0$79K

$62,580

HCA, Inc.
6 profiles
$66,495

Common Career Paths for Cardiac Sonographer


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Cardiac Sonographer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Cardiac Sonographer

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 $56,000 based on 545 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 $62,000 based on 345 salaries. An experienced Cardiac Sonographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 295 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 $74,000 based on 166 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

12%

3%

-7%

National Average: $63,384

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

Cardiac Sonographer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cardiac Sonographer?

Cardiac Sonographer in Salt Lake City:
"Difficult."
Pros: beautiful
Cons: high cost of living. bad traffic. long commute. mean people.

Cardiac Sonographer in Boston:
"Quick, great exposure to interesting work, average pay."
Pros: interaction amongst all the academic health centers
Cons: Bad mass transportation system.

Cardiac Sonographer in Marquette:
"Chads review."
Pros: The culture, the diversity, The correlation with the cardiologists, taking care of pediatrics,NICU. The environment and activities outside of the Hospital
Cons: management, the lack of training, the underappreciating from management

Cardiac Sonographer in Little Rock:
"Cardiac Sonographer."
Pros: Diversity in job tasks.
Cons: Clicks within the departments.

Cardiac Sonographer in Reno:
"A wonderful experience with patient and coworkers."
Pros: Pleasant atmosphere.
Cons: Wage, underpaid.

Cardiac Sonographer in Great Falls:
"Independant crital thinking is a must."
Work in a hosptial setting as your first job. Get expereince in vascular and pediatric imaging and testing.

Cardiac Sonographer in Beaufort:
Perhaps a new career is worth the burden of paying for a student loan? I'm not sure because I still can't afford to pay my bills. But I do enjoy my job.

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Key Stats for Cardiac Sonographer

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 392 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Cardiac Sonographer Salaries

▲17%

▲7%

National Average
$63,000

▼3%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Cardiac Sonographer Salaries

Ultrasound
▲13%

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
▲7%

RDCS
▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$63,000

▼1%

▼5%

▼12%

stress echo
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 392 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 20%