Avg. Salary
$28.93
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Echocardiographer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $28.93 per hour.

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Job Description for Echocardiographer

The primary role of the echocardiographer is to perform high-quality ultrasound images of the heart. The echocardiographer usually works in a hospital or health center, and many work on-call in a rotating schedule. Tasks performed by an echocardigrapher include performing echocardiograms and exercise echocardiogram examinations; these echocardiogram examinations include color flow mapping, cardiac doppler imaging, and 2-D m-mode, and they are performed without the assistance of a cardiologist. An echocardiographer generally works under the direction of the department director and the medical director.

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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.

About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

Echocardiographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Echocardiographer

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%