Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Echocardiographer is $26.00
What Do Echocardiographers Do?
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. …Read more
- 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.