Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salary

The average wage for a Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist is $29.47 per hour.

$31,094 - $87,376
$31K
$57K
$87K
MEDIAN: $56,506
10%
50%
90%

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$23.57 - $41.04
$24
$31
$41
MEDIAN: $30.90
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50%
90%

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$0$87K
Salary $31,094 - $87,376
Bonus $250
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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$46,730 - $86,122
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $23.57 - $41.04
Overtime $29.59 - $52.21
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $250
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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$46,730 - $86,122
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 152

Job Description for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist

Today, ultrasound technology allows unprecedented opportunities to conduct internal exams of parts of the human body. The tool, while powerful and painless, is a very advanced piece of equipment which requires a skilled operator: a diagnostic ultrasound technologist.

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Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist 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.

Common Career Paths for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist


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Popular Skills for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist

Pay by Experience Level for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 46 salaries. A Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$64,000

▼1%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist Salaries

National Average
$64,000


ABDOMINAL
▼3%

Abdomen
▼9%

Vascular
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 28%