Average Ultrasound Technician Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Ultrasound Technician is $26.87.
MEDIAN $26.87
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $39
$10 - $5,350
Total Pay
$36,213 - $80,518

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Job Description for Ultrasound Technician

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Ultrasound Technician
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Ultrasound Technician

Skills in Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN), RDMS, Sonography and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Urology.

Pay by Experience Level for Ultrasound Technician

An entry-level Ultrasound Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.43 based on 207 salaries. An early career Ultrasound Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.26 based on 325 salaries. A mid-career Ultrasound Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.95 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Ultrasound Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.01 based on 93 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $36.
Employees with Ultrasound Technician in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 20.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Burbank, California (33.0% less), Orlando, Florida (9.6% less) and Miami, Florida (8.9% less).

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