Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Cardiac Sonographer is $32.61
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cardiac Sonographers?
An entry-level Cardiac Sonographer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $28.74 based on 73 salaries. An early career Cardiac Sonographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.76 based on 528 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Cardiac Sonographers Do?
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.
These sonographers monitor the cardiac systems of patients in order to identify any abnormalities that may be present. After the procedure, the results of the test are passed on to a physician and the records are stored in the patient’s file. It is important that those in this position can create clear and concise …Read more
- 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.