Average Cardiac Sonographer Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Cardiac Sonographer is $33.70 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$26 - $45
$151 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$405 - $9k
Total Pay
$55k - $94k
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What Do Cardiac Sonographers Do?

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.
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How do Cardiac Sonographers Rate Their Jobs?

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 225 responses, the job of Cardiac Sonographer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5. On average, Cardiac Sonographers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Cardiac Sonographers

What is the highest pay for Cardiac Sonographers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Cardiac Sonographer is $45.16 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Cardiac Sonographers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Cardiac Sonographer is $26.40 / hour

How can Cardiac Sonographers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Cardiac Sonographer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Cardiac Sonographer that oversees more junior Cardiac Sonographers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.