The average salary for a diagnostic medical sonographer in the United States is around $72,510 per year.
This is 11% above the national average. Updated in 2018.
Diagnostic medical sonographers earn an average yearly salary of $72,510. Wages typically start from $51,430 and go up to $100,480.
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|
|District of Columbia||$90,670|
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 speech language pathologists but more than occupational therapist assistants.
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)