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

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 7% less than similar careers in Alaska. On average, they make less than physician assistants but more than acute care nurse practitioners.

Career Median Salary
Physician assistant salary $121K
Dental hygienist salary $117K
Health services manager salary $99K
Physical therapist salary $97K
Nurse educator salary $83K
Diagnostic medical sonographer salary $94K
Clinical psychologist salary $85K
Counseling psychologist salary $85K
Registered nurse salary $86K
Acute care nurse practitioner salary $88K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)