Sonographer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$71,000
$56,000
$71,000
$91,000
Sonographers in the United States make an average salary of $72,014 per year or $34.62 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $56,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $91,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Oregon, Washington, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut provide the highest sonographer salaries.
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Map of Sonographer Salaries

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Average Sonographer Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a sonographer is roughly $72,014 per year, which boils down to $34.62 per hour. Interestingly enough, sonographers have the highest salaries in San Francisco, CA at about $93,140 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $59,000. Additionally, sonographers make more than the average salary in Bremerton, WA, Portland, OR, Reading, PA, Baltimore, MD, and Springfield, MA. On a more broad level, sonographer salaries are highest in Oregon, Washington, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Nevada, and Pennsylvania. On the contrary, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Florida offer the lowest sonographer salaries.

Average Sonographer Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a sonographer, being employed by a company such as Aurora Medical Group or Allina Health System would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Fairview Health Services and Women's Healthcare Associates also report highly competitive salaries for sonographers.

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Sonographer Salary History

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Sonographer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a 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.

Recently Added Sonographer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Echocardiography Sonographer
Echocardiography Sonographer
07/31/2020
07/31/2020
$45,580
$45,580
07/31/2020
Echo Sonographer
Echo Sonographer
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$50,000
$50,000
07/28/2020
A-Line Staffing Solutions
A-Line Staffing Solutions
Travel: Maternal/Fetal Surgery Sonographer-8A-4P
Travel: Maternal/Fetal Surgery Sonographer-8A-4P
Travel: Maternal/Fetal Surgery Sonographer-8A-4P
07/23/2020
07/23/2020
$87,654
$87,654
07/23/2020
Echo Sonographer PRN
Echo Sonographer PRN
07/15/2020
07/15/2020
$66,200
$66,200
07/15/2020
Ultrasound Sonographer
Ultrasound Sonographer
07/15/2020
07/15/2020
$66,325
$66,325
07/15/2020
Echocardiography Sonographer-Echo Lab
Echocardiography Sonographer-Echo Lab
07/15/2020
07/15/2020
$58,102
$58,102
07/15/2020
Pediatric and Fetal Echo Sonographer
Pediatric and Fetal Echo Sonographer
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$83,480
$83,480
06/28/2020
Sonographer
Sonographer
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$59,800
$59,800
06/28/2020
Sonographer
Sonographer
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$79,682
$79,682
06/27/2020
Ultrasound Sonographer-.9 FTE
Ultrasound Sonographer-.9 FTE
06/22/2020
06/22/2020
$66,325
$66,325
06/22/2020