$65,719
Avg. Salary
$32.16
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$516

Bonus

$850

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Ultrasonographer is $32.16 per hour.

The average pay for an Ultrasonographer is $65,719 per year.

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$24.12
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$32.16
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$42.03
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MEDIAN $32.16
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$42k
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$95k
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MEDIAN $65,719
$42,066 - $94,872
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MEDIAN: $65,719
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$0$94K
Salary $42,066 - $94,872
Bonus $355 - $7,891
Profit Sharing $850
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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$49,143 - $91,542
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$66
Hourly Rate $24.12 - $42.03
Overtime $34.38 - $66.41
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $355 - $7,891
Profit Sharing $850
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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$49,143 - $91,542
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 271

Job Description

Ultrasonographers obtain images of patients’ internal organs using ultrasonic imaging. Strong people skills are important in this position, as ultrasonographers must explain procedures to patients and help them feel at ease. Different communication skills will be necessary for different patients, such as with children or those with disabilities. Those in this position are highly skilled and experienced at identifying what organs and body parts look like on ultrasound machines, and some basic troubleshooting and regular maintenance of these machines may also be part of the job.

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Ultrasonographers who advance into a position like Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist may end up working for a little less. On average, Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologists take home $59K annually. A lot of Ultrasonographers advance their careers by becoming Ultrasound Technologists and Ultrasound Technicians. However, those positions offer $11K less and $16K less per year on average.

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Popular Skills


Ultrasonographers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in ABDOMINAL, Obstetrics/Gynecology, breast, and Abdomen are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Vascular as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Abdomen and breast also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Abdomen are, more often than not, also skilled in breast and Vascular.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Ultrasonographer has a positive trend. An entry-level Ultrasonographer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Ultrasonographer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Ultrasonographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 69 salaries. An Ultrasonographer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 45 salaries.

Related Job Salaries

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
26%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲20%

▲4%

National Average
$67,000

▼10%

▼15%

How Skills Affect Salaries

ABDOMINAL
▲13%


National Average
$67,000

breast
▼3%

▼7%

Vascular
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 26%