Average Echocardiographer Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Echocardiographer is $30.66.
MEDIAN $30.66
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Hourly Rate
$24 - $41
$51 - $2,923
Profit Sharing
$350 - $4,792
Total Pay
$49,854 - $85,339

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Job Description for Echocardiographer

Echocardiographer 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.

Job Satisfaction for Echocardiographer

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Popular Employer Salaries for Echocardiographer

The top respondents for the job title Echocardiographer are from the companies Carolinas Healthcare Systems, HCA, Inc. and Medstar Health. Reported salaries are highest at Medstar Health where the average pay is $31.88. Carolinas Healthcare Systems pays the lowest at around $26.02.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Echocardiographer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Cardiac Sonographer
Echocardiograph Technician
Technical Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Echocardiographer

Skills in Cardiology, Pediatrics and RDMS are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operating Room / OR and Sonography.

Pay by Experience Level for Echocardiographer

An entry-level Echocardiographer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.95 based on 51 salaries. An early career Echocardiographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.37 based on 421 salaries. A mid-career Echocardiographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.08 based on 259 salaries. An experienced Echocardiographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.96 based on 338 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with Echocardiographer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.5% more) and New York, New York (11.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (2.4% less), Dallas, Texas (2.3% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

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