Entry-Level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary

An Entry-Level Diagnostic Medical Sonographer earns an average wage of $25.48 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are RVT and Abdomen.

$29,246 - $69,827
$29K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,085
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50%
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$18.24 - $34.26
$18
$26
$34
MEDIAN: $25.89
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$0$72K
Salary $29,246 - $69,827
Bonus $0.00 - $5,918
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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$36,177 - $72,320
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 173
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $18.24 - $34.26
Hourly Tips $0.09
Overtime $15.02 - $57.18
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,918
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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$36,177 - $72,320
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 483

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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,840

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

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Oxon Hill:
Hang in there. Listen to your training techs, receive all suggestions as a way to make your exams better. Learn from techs who have more experience than you. Remain humble. Be kind to your colleagues and the patients. Don't stop studying there is so much to know. Once you are Registered realize there is still so much more to learn. Be the best you can be for you, your employer and especially your patients.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Palm Harbor:
Go for more training in different fields of ultrasound.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Orlando:
"The enormous possibilities of professional growth."
Study Hard . Become the very best in each specialty . If you start young in this profession try your best to be registered in as many specialties as possible, increase skills and knowledge as much as you can . Become an expert and be a leader in your profession .

Key Stats for Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salaries

RVT
▲13%

Abdomen
▲9%

▲6%

Vascular
▲5%


Obstetrics
▲1%

Radiology
▼0%

National Average
$54,000

Sonography
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 34%
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