Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Houston, Texas Salary

How much does a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer make in Houston, TX? In Houston, a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer earns an average of $28.90 per hour. This is 1% less than the national average for a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer which is $29.33 per hour. Wages for a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Houston range from $22.78 per hour to $36.51 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Houston ranges from $45,221 to $76,072 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. In Houston, women make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$44,219 - $61,042
$52K
MEDIAN: $52,381
50%

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$22.78 - $36.51
$23
$29
$37
MEDIAN: $28.90
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$0$76K
Salary $52,381
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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$45,221 - $76,072
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $22.78 - $36.51
Overtime $43.91
Annual Data $0$76K
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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$45,221 - $76,072
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Diagnostic medical sonographers are responsible for conducting medical diagnostics using sonographs, as well as facilitating test results, preparing equipment, procuring medical testing supplies, explaining procedures to patients, and operating sonographs.

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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Tasks

  • Prepare and position patient for ultrasound exam and explain procedure.
  • Process and code film, videotape, images or prints from procedures and complete documentation for interpretation by physician.
  • Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images according to physician's directive.
  • Observe screen during scan to ensure satisfactory image for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments as required.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%

Experience Affects Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲18%

National Average
$58,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salaries

RDMS
▲11%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▲9%

National Average
$58,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 19%