Diagnostic medical sonographer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Diagnostic medical sonographer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $94,130
Alabama $56,350
Arkansas $62,090
Arizona $85,800
California $91,380
Colorado $84,660
Connecticut $79,770
District of Columbia $90,670
Delaware $72,160
Florida $65,560
Georgia $61,580
Hawaii $95,020
Iowa $68,910
Idaho $80,330
Illinois $76,590
Indiana $68,970
Kansas $72,420
Kentucky $65,790
Louisiana $59,130
Massachusetts $84,630
Maryland $75,620
Maine $77,070
Michigan $60,930
Minnesota $79,540
Missouri $70,680
Mississippi $60,980
Montana $76,500
North Carolina $66,930
North Dakota $71,030
Nebraska $63,070
New Hampshire $78,650
New Jersey $76,740
New Mexico $66,530
Nevada $75,650
New York $74,830
Ohio $64,410
Oklahoma $68,920
Oregon $88,360
Pennsylvania $64,142
Puerto Rico $24,830
Rhode Island $85,910
South Carolina $66,250
South Dakota $61,100
Tennessee $63,230
Texas $71,550
Utah $76,730
Virginia $74,020
Vermont $78,190
Washington $89,210
Wisconsin $84,020
West Virginia $59,880
Wyoming $69,140

How much does a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer earn?

Diagnostic medical sonographer salaries vary depending on industry. Areas of the industry that pay well include specialty hospitals, outpatient care centres, and colleges, universities and professional schools. The top paying states for diagnostic medical sonographers are California, District of Columbia, Oregon, Washington, and Massachusetts.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation are general medical and surgical hospitals, offices of physicians, medical and diagnostic laboratories, outpatient care centres, and specialty hospitals. States with the highest employment levels are California, Florida, New York, Texas, and Pennsylvania.

How do diagnostic medical sonographer salaries compare to similar careers?

Diagnostic medical sonographers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than physical therapists but more than healthcare social workers.

Career Median Salary
Physical therapist salary $79K
Audiologist salary $78K
Nuclear medicine technologist salary $78K
Clinical nurse specialist salary $73K
Acute care nurse practitioner salary $73K
Diagnostic medical sonographer salary $74K
Magnetic resonance imaging technologist salary $73K
Orthotist and prosthetist salary $68K
Registered nurse salary $66K
Healthcare social worker salary $57K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)