Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Sonographer is $31.91
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sonographers?
An entry-level Sonographer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $26.24 based on 106 salaries. An early career Sonographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.88 based on 706 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Sonographers Do?
A sonographer, or diagnostic medical sonographer, uses ultrasound equipment to view the inside of the human body and assist physicians in making diagnoses. Typically, a physician issues a medical order for an ultrasound, which the sonographer carries out using special ultrasound equipment to produce diagnostic images.
During image collection, the sonographer applies a clear gel on the skin in the area to be examined. The sonographer then uses a small piece of equipment called a transducer to …Read more
- Operate and adjust ultrasound and other equipment to obtain diagnostic images.
- Complete paperwork and route tasks and images to appropriate staff.
- Maintain equipment and follow safety regulations.
- Interpret and add electronic notes to diagnostic images.