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Ultrasound Technician Salary

Ultrasound salary potential is greater for those who have been certified through the ARDMS. While Ultrasound salary is dependent on several factors, we have put together data from various sources to get you familiar with the available salary data within different regions of the country and for different employer types. Keep in mind that ultrasound salary is also dependent on your level of specialization and the type of role you play. For example, your salary may be higher for an EMT Sonographer or for a Lead Sonographer position. Ultrasound salary is, statistically speaking, greater on average than X-ray Techs and many other healthcare positions.

Ultrasound Technician Salary At A Glance

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Ultrasound Salary Compared to Related Healthcare Positions

CareerAnnual Median Wage
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers$68,970
Medical Assistants$30,590
Phlebotomists$31,630
Radiologic Technologists$56,670
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

States Paying Highest Ultrasound Technician Salary

StateAverage Annual Pay
Oregon
$76,570
Washington
$75,320
Connecticut
$74,260
Massachusetts
$73,690
Alaska
$73,290

Ultrasound Salary By Type of Employer

Employer TypeAverage Annual Pay
Hospitals
$62,690
Physician Offices
$62,870
Outpatient Care Centers
$61,620
Physician Offices
$50,210

Ultrasound technician Salary Information By State

RegionCareerAnnual Median Wage
AlabamaRadiologic Technologists$46,360
AlaskaRadiologic Technologists$70,070
ArizonaRadiologic Technologists$60,950
ArkansasRadiologic Technologists$46,090
CaliforniaRadiologic Technologists$74,980
ColoradoRadiologic Technologists$60,800
ConnecticutRadiologic Technologists$63,070
DelawareRadiologic Technologists$58,750
FloridaRadiologic Technologists$51,310
GeorgiaRadiologic Technologists$50,440
HawaiiRadiologic Technologists$69,860
IdahoRadiologic Technologists$50,850
IllinoisRadiologic Technologists$59,490
IndianaRadiologic Technologists$53,150
IowaRadiologic Technologists$48,800
KansasRadiologic Technologists$49,950
KentuckyRadiologic Technologists$49,210
LouisianaRadiologic Technologists$46,950
MaineRadiologic Technologists$55,630
MarylandRadiologic Technologists$63,530
MassachusettsRadiologic Technologists$70,650
MichiganRadiologic Technologists$52,530
MinnesotaRadiologic Technologists$62,870
MississippiRadiologic Technologists$46,030
MissouriRadiologic Technologists$50,320
MontanaRadiologic Technologists$51,350
NebraskaRadiologic Technologists$52,510
NevadaRadiologic Technologists$66,420
New HampshireRadiologic Technologists$62,030
New JerseyRadiologic Technologists$65,010
New MexicoRadiologic Technologists$57,590
New YorkRadiologic Technologists$66,460
North CarolinaRadiologic Technologists$54,490
North DakotaRadiologic Technologists$49,100
OhioRadiologic Technologists$53,120
OklahomaRadiologic Technologists$49,920
OregonRadiologic Technologists$66,420
PennsylvaniaRadiologic Technologists$54,970
Rhode IslandRadiologic Technologists$67,130
South CarolinaRadiologic Technologists$48,700
South DakotaRadiologic Technologists$47,590
TennesseeRadiologic Technologists$49,640
TexasRadiologic Technologists$55,430
UtahRadiologic Technologists$53,000
VermontRadiologic Technologists$57,330
VirginiaRadiologic Technologists$55,820
WashingtonRadiologic Technologists$65,820
West VirginiaRadiologic Technologists$45,820
WisconsinRadiologic Technologists$55,520
WyomingRadiologic Technologists$50,080
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

RegionCareerAnnual Median Wage
AlabamaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$54,660
AlaskaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$82,880
ArizonaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$83,030
ArkansasDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$58,470
CaliforniaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$96,480
ColoradoDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$79,850
ConnecticutDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$74,710
DelawareDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$71,640
FloridaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$61,850
GeorgiaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$61,070
HawaiiDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$79,890
IdahoDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$67,380
IllinoisDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$75,490
IndianaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$63,750
IowaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$61,460
KansasDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$66,100
KentuckyDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$60,030
LouisianaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$58,420
MaineDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$73,680
MarylandDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$72,810
MassachusettsDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$83,460
MichiganDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$59,710
MinnesotaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$75,330
MississippiDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$61,050
MissouriDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$66,290
MontanaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$69,350
NebraskaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$63,450
NevadaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$75,760
New HampshireDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$76,760
New JerseyDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$73,300
New MexicoDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$65,340
New YorkDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$69,190
North CarolinaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$64,370
North DakotaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$66,590
OhioDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$62,650
OklahomaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$65,060
OregonDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$87,960
PennsylvaniaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$63,300
Rhode IslandDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$70,450
South CarolinaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$59,630
South DakotaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$60,600
TennesseeDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$59,430
TexasDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$68,240
UtahDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$73,610
VermontDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$72,340
VirginiaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$69,850
WashingtonDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$85,630
West VirginiaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$56,340
WisconsinDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$75,860
WyomingDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$61,840
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

RegionCareerAnnual Median Wage
AlabamaMedical Assistants$25,830
AlaskaMedical Assistants$38,320
ArizonaMedical Assistants$30,440
ArkansasMedical Assistants$27,710
CaliforniaMedical Assistants$33,850
ColoradoMedical Assistants$32,780
ConnecticutMedical Assistants$34,190
DelawareMedical Assistants$30,650
FloridaMedical Assistants$29,530
GeorgiaMedical Assistants$29,220
HawaiiMedical Assistants$33,620
IdahoMedical Assistants$29,470
IllinoisMedical Assistants$30,800
IndianaMedical Assistants$28,990
IowaMedical Assistants$30,180
KansasMedical Assistants$28,550
KentuckyMedical Assistants$28,350
LouisianaMedical Assistants$26,630
MaineMedical Assistants$31,230
MarylandMedical Assistants$33,170
MassachusettsMedical Assistants$36,560
MichiganMedical Assistants$29,080
MinnesotaMedical Assistants$35,920
MississippiMedical Assistants$27,570
MissouriMedical Assistants$28,470
MontanaMedical Assistants$30,580
NebraskaMedical Assistants$29,620
NevadaMedical Assistants$30,730
New HampshireMedical Assistants$33,290
New JerseyMedical Assistants$33,690
New MexicoMedical Assistants$28,230
New YorkMedical Assistants$33,690
North CarolinaMedical Assistants$29,830
North DakotaMedical Assistants$32,530
OhioMedical Assistants$28,600
OklahomaMedical Assistants$28,160
OregonMedical Assistants$34,840
PennsylvaniaMedical Assistants$29,490
Rhode IslandMedical Assistants$33,240
South CarolinaMedical Assistants$28,310
South DakotaMedical Assistants$28,230
TennesseeMedical Assistants$28,840
TexasMedical Assistants$28,350
UtahMedical Assistants$29,080
VermontMedical Assistants$33,990
VirginiaMedical Assistants$30,400
WashingtonMedical Assistants$35,910
West VirginiaMedical Assistants$25,080
WisconsinMedical Assistants$32,170
WyomingMedical Assistants$30,130
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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