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$69,650
Medical Assistants$31,540
Radiologic Technologists$57,450
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

Ultrasound Salary By Type of Employer

Employer TypeAverage Annual Pay
Physician Offices
Outpatient Care Centers
Physician Offices

Ultrasound technician Salary Information By State

RegionCareerAnnual Median Wage
AlabamaRadiologic Technologists$46,600
AlaskaRadiologic Technologists$67,460
ArizonaRadiologic Technologists$62,920
ArkansasRadiologic Technologists$46,550
CaliforniaRadiologic Technologists$75,230
ColoradoRadiologic Technologists$62,500
ConnecticutRadiologic Technologists$64,810
DelawareRadiologic Technologists$59,460
FloridaRadiologic Technologists$53,080
GeorgiaRadiologic Technologists$51,100
HawaiiRadiologic Technologists$68,510
IdahoRadiologic Technologists$52,570
IllinoisRadiologic Technologists$61,530
IndianaRadiologic Technologists$53,920
IowaRadiologic Technologists$49,800
KansasRadiologic Technologists$50,540
KentuckyRadiologic Technologists$49,970
LouisianaRadiologic Technologists$47,520
MaineRadiologic Technologists$57,350
MarylandRadiologic Technologists$64,780
MassachusettsRadiologic Technologists$69,490
MichiganRadiologic Technologists$52,680
MinnesotaRadiologic Technologists$63,510
MississippiRadiologic Technologists$46,620
MissouriRadiologic Technologists$51,940
MontanaRadiologic Technologists$53,170
NebraskaRadiologic Technologists$51,740
NevadaRadiologic Technologists$67,590
New HampshireRadiologic Technologists$60,390
New JerseyRadiologic Technologists$64,710
New MexicoRadiologic Technologists$57,700
New YorkRadiologic Technologists$67,060
North CarolinaRadiologic Technologists$55,870
North DakotaRadiologic Technologists$51,410
OhioRadiologic Technologists$53,460
OklahomaRadiologic Technologists$50,380
OregonRadiologic Technologists$68,970
PennsylvaniaRadiologic Technologists$55,360
Rhode IslandRadiologic Technologists$64,160
South CarolinaRadiologic Technologists$50,420
South DakotaRadiologic Technologists$48,580
TennesseeRadiologic Technologists$49,790
TexasRadiologic Technologists$55,500
UtahRadiologic Technologists$54,130
VermontRadiologic Technologists$57,930
VirginiaRadiologic Technologists$57,620
WashingtonRadiologic Technologists$67,170
West VirginiaRadiologic Technologists$46,430
WisconsinRadiologic Technologists$56,450
WyomingRadiologic Technologists$53,860
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

RegionCareerAnnual Median Wage
AlabamaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$54,860
AlaskaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$85,710
ArizonaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$80,030
ArkansasDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$61,070
CaliforniaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$93,600
ColoradoDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$81,030
ConnecticutDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$75,870
DelawareDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$72,880
FloridaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$61,920
GeorgiaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$62,230
HawaiiDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$77,260
IdahoDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$70,710
IllinoisDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$75,650
IndianaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$65,170
IowaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$62,710
KansasDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$68,750
KentuckyDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$61,960
LouisianaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$55,060
MaineDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$70,830
MarylandDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$72,180
MassachusettsDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$82,510
MichiganDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$60,800
MinnesotaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$77,140
MississippiDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$62,200
MissouriDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$65,540
MontanaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$70,950
NebraskaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$65,450
NevadaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$73,070
New HampshireDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$76,210
New JerseyDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$73,410
New MexicoDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$66,930
New YorkDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$71,660
North CarolinaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$63,860
North DakotaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$69,190
OhioDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$62,090
OklahomaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$66,350
OregonDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$87,420
PennsylvaniaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$64,390
Rhode IslandDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$69,560
South CarolinaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$62,180
South DakotaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$58,940
TennesseeDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$59,770
TexasDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$69,920
UtahDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$75,950
VermontDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$73,880
VirginiaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$70,200
WashingtonDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$87,610
West VirginiaDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$57,570
WisconsinDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$75,590
WyomingDiagnostic Medical Sonographers$63,630
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

RegionCareerAnnual Median Wage
AlabamaMedical Assistants$26,650
AlaskaMedical Assistants$40,320
ArizonaMedical Assistants$31,000
ArkansasMedical Assistants$28,360
CaliforniaMedical Assistants$34,640
ColoradoMedical Assistants$34,010
ConnecticutMedical Assistants$34,730
DelawareMedical Assistants$31,110
FloridaMedical Assistants$30,340
GeorgiaMedical Assistants$30,040
HawaiiMedical Assistants$35,480
IdahoMedical Assistants$30,480
IllinoisMedical Assistants$31,900
IndianaMedical Assistants$29,880
IowaMedical Assistants$32,050
KansasMedical Assistants$28,800
KentuckyMedical Assistants$29,180
LouisianaMedical Assistants$26,800
MaineMedical Assistants$32,500
MarylandMedical Assistants$33,810
MassachusettsMedical Assistants$37,420
MichiganMedical Assistants$29,850
MinnesotaMedical Assistants$37,210
MississippiMedical Assistants$28,170
MissouriMedical Assistants$30,010
MontanaMedical Assistants$31,240
NebraskaMedical Assistants$30,590
NevadaMedical Assistants$31,760
New HampshireMedical Assistants$34,530
New JerseyMedical Assistants$34,750
New MexicoMedical Assistants$28,630
New YorkMedical Assistants$34,970
North CarolinaMedical Assistants$30,910
North DakotaMedical Assistants$34,140
OhioMedical Assistants$29,250
OklahomaMedical Assistants$28,910
OregonMedical Assistants$35,930
PennsylvaniaMedical Assistants$30,200
Rhode IslandMedical Assistants$34,200
South CarolinaMedical Assistants$29,410
South DakotaMedical Assistants$28,560
TennesseeMedical Assistants$29,500
TexasMedical Assistants$29,600
UtahMedical Assistants$30,110
VermontMedical Assistants$34,940
VirginiaMedical Assistants$31,030
WashingtonMedical Assistants$37,430
West VirginiaMedical Assistants$25,560
WisconsinMedical Assistants$34,000
WyomingMedical Assistants$31,790
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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