The average hourly pay for an Ultrasound Technician in Houston, Texas is $25.00.
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Job Description for Ultrasound Technician
Ultrasound technicians use ultrasound machines that utilize high frequency sound waves and their echoes to obtain anatomical images. Technicians may scan children, adults and/or animals depending on the needs of their position. Ultrasounds are used to scan patients for potential diseases and to monitor current heath conditions; they are also used in routine maternity checkups. For example, they may use the ultrasound to display the anatomy of fetuses, to check organs such as the liver for masses…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Ultrasound Technician
An early career Ultrasound Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.50 based on 3 salaries. A mid-career Ultrasound Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.99 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with Ultrasound Technician in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 49.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (23.5% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (16.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Burbank, California (21.9% less) and Miami, Florida (2.0% less).
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