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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$72,000
$45,000
$72,000
$116,000
Diagnostic medical sonographers in the United States make an average salary of $72,694 per year or $34.95 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $45,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $116,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York provide the highest diagnostic medical sonographer salaries.
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Map of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Diagnostic Medical Sonographers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a diagnostic medical sonographer is roughly $72,694 per year, which boils down to $34.95 per hour. Interestingly enough, diagnostic medical sonographers have the highest salaries in Oakland, CA at about $94,555 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Oakland, CA is $49,000. Additionally, diagnostic medical sonographers make more than the average salary in New London, CT, New York, NY, Lancaster, PA, Frederick, MD, and McLean, VA. On a more broad level, diagnostic medical sonographer salaries are highest in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. On the contrary, South Dakota, Hawaii, and Idaho offer the lowest diagnostic medical sonographer salaries.

City
Average Salary
Oakland, CA
Oakland, CA
$94,555
$95k
New London, CT
New London, CT
$89,538
$90k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$89,046
$89k
Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA
$88,300
$88k
Frederick, MD
Frederick, MD
$87,607
$88k
McLean, VA
McLean, VA
$87,220
$87k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$87,196
$87k
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland, OH
$86,441
$86k
Fort Wayne, IN
Fort Wayne, IN
$85,630
$86k
Columbia, TN
Columbia, TN
$83,099
$83k

High Paying Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Jobs

Average Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a diagnostic medical sonographer, being employed by a company such as Allina Health System or Sutter Gould Medical Foundation would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Sanford Health and TMC Healthcare also report highly competitive salaries for diagnostic medical sonographers.

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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary History

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    Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a diagnostic medical sonographer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $66,513
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    Charlottesville, VA
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    01/23/2020
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    $58,102
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    Rochester, NY
    Rochester, NY
    01/23/2020
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    $58,102
    $58,102
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    Rochester, NY
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    $58,102
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    Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville, VA
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    $58,102
    $58,102
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