Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for ultrasound technologists in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 58,607 ultrasound technologists currently employed in the United States.
  • 81.7% of all ultrasound technologists are women, while 18.3% are men.
  • The average age of an employed ultrasound technologist is 42 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of ultrasound technologists is White (78.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (8.8%), Asian (6.9%) and Black or African American (3.8%).
  • Ultrasound technologists are most in-demand in New York, NY.
  • The health care industry is the highest-paying for ultrasound technologists.
  • Boston, MA pays an annual average wage of $126,913, the highest in the US.
  • In 2021, women earned 96% of what men earned.
  • 9% of all ultrasound technologists are LGBT.
  • Massachusetts is the best state for ultrasound technologists to live.
  • Ultrasound technologists are 88% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to education companies.

Ultrasound Technologist Statistics By Gender

81.7% of ultrasound technologists are women and 18.3% of ultrasound technologists are men.

  • Female, 81.7%
  • Male, 18.3%

Ultrasound Technologists By Gender

GenderPercentages
Female81.7%
Male18.3%

Gender Pay Gap For Ultrasound Technologist

Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$75,595
female-income
Female Income
$72,323

Ultrasound Technologist Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, guitar technician and armorer technician have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Radiographer, Mammographer2%98%
Mammographer3%97%
Lead Mammographer3%97%
Ultrasound Technologist18%82%
Driver/Technician93%7%
Armorer Technician95%5%
Guitar Technician96%4%

Ultrasound Technologist Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among ultrasound technologists is White, which makes up 78.9% of all ultrasound technologists. Comparatively, there are 8.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.9% of the Asian ethnicity.

  • White, 78.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 8.8%
  • Asian, 6.9%
  • Black or African American, 3.8%
  • Unknown, 1.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Ultrasound Technologist Race

Ultrasound Technologist RacePercentages
White78.9%
Hispanic or Latino8.8%
Asian6.9%
Black or African American3.8%
Unknown1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.2%

Ultrasound Technologist Wage Gap By Race

Asian ultrasound technologists have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. White ultrasound technologists have the lowest average salary at $72,870.
$75,000
$74,000
$73,000
$72,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$74,488
White$72,870
Black or African American$73,994
Asian$74,857
Hispanic or Latino$73,584

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Average Age of an Ultrasound Technologist

We determined the average age of ultrasound technologists based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Ultrasound Technologist Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
White4840
Black or African American40
Asian45.543
Hispanic or Latino4139

Ultrasound Technologist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of ultrasound technologist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of ultrasound technologists is 40+ years old, which represents 55% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Ultrasound Technologist Age

Ultrasound Technologist YearsPercentages
40+ years55%
30-40 years33%
20-30 years11%

Types of Ultrasound Technologist Degree Levels

The most common degree for ultrasound technologists is associate degree 55% of ultrasound technologists earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 26% and rounding it off is diploma with 7%.

  • Associate, 55%
  • Bachelors, 26%
  • Diploma, 7%
  • High School Diploma, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 10%

Ultrasound Technologists By Education

Ultrasound Technologist DegreePercentages
Associate55%
Bachelors26%
Diploma7%
High School Diploma2%
Other Degrees10%

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Ultrasound Technologist Wage Gap By Education

$76,000
$75,000
$74,000
$73,000
$72,000
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
Bachelor's Degree$74,683
Some College/ Associate Degree$72,323

Ultrasound Technologist Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where ultrasound technologists work. We found most ultrasound technologists work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most ultrasound technologists is the health care industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire ultrasound technologists.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Ultrasound Technologist Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees2%
50 - 100 employees3%
100 - 500 employees7%
500 - 1,000 employees14%
1,000 - 10,000 employees61%
> 10,000 employees13%

The Types Of Companies Ultrasound Technologist Work In

Employees with the ultrasound technologist job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most ultrasound technologists prefer to work at private companies over education companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Ultrasound Technologist Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education6%
Public4%
Private88%
Government2%

Top Industries Hiring Ultrasound Technologists

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ ultrasound technologists. Those industries include health care, professional and professional.

Health Care

Manufacturing

Non Profits

Professional

Technology

Ultrasound Technologist Industry Statistics

IndustryPercentages
Health Care86%
Manufacturing2%
Non Profits2%
Professional2%
Technology2%
Pharmaceutical1%
Finance1%
Fortune 5001%
Internet1%
Retail1%
Education1%

Ultrasound Technologist Turnover And Employment Statistics

The Average Number of Years That Ultrasound Technologist Stay in a Job

By looking over 9,047 ultrasound technologists resumes, we figured out that the average ultrasound technologist enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 27%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Ultrasound Technologist Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year23%
1-2 years27%
3-4 years12%
5-7 years18%
8-10 years8%
11+ years12%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Ultrasound Technologists with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to ultrasound technologists.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Records Coordinator8.20%25,060
Ultrasound Technologist8.74%
Optician Manager10.08%4,803
Surgical Scrub Technician10.59%40,168
Biomed Technician12.37%53,982
MRI Technologist12.87%53,125
Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist23.99%56,975

Ultrasound Technologist LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Records Coordinator8.20%25,060
Optician Manager10.08%4,803
Surgical Scrub Technician10.59%40,168
Biomed Technician12.37%53,982
MRI Technologist12.87%53,125
Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist23.99%56,975

Foreign Languages Spoken By Ultrasound Technologists

The most common foreign language among ultrasound technologists is Spanish at 55.6%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Russian at 8.7% and Hindi is the third-most popular at 4.8%.

  • Spanish, 55.6%
  • Russian, 8.7%
  • Hindi, 4.8%
  • Portuguese, 3.2%
  • Italian, 3.2%
  • Other, 24.5%

Ultrasound Technologist Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish55.6%
Russian8.7%
Hindi4.8%
Portuguese3.2%
Italian3.2%
Other24.5%

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Where Do Ultrasound Technologists Earn The Most?

Ultrasound technologists earn the most in Vermont, where the average ultrasound technologist salary is $122,262. The map here shows where ultrasound technologists earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Ultrasound Technologists?

By looking through more than 9,047 resumes, we found that the most popular places for ultrasound technologists are New York, NY and Houston, TX.

Number of Ultrasound Technologists

Number Of Ultrasound Technologist Jobs By State

Where Are Ultrasound Technologists In High Demand?

Ultrasound technologists are in high demand in New York, NY. There are currently 113 job openings for ultrasound technologists here. We looked over job openings to determine where in the country ultrasound technologists are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Ultrasound Technologist Demographics FAQs

How Many Ultrasound Technologist Are There In The Us?

There are over 63,317 Ultrasound Technologists in the United States.

What Percentage Of Ultrasound Technologists Are Black?

3.8% of Ultrasound Technologists are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Ultrasound Technologists?

Most an are White, with 78.9% of Ultrasound Technologists belonging to this ethnicity. 8.8% of Ultrasound Technologists are Hispanic or Latino, 6.9% of Ultrasound Technologists are Asian, 3.8% of Ultrasound Technologists are Black or African American, 1.4% of Ultrasound Technologists are Unknown, and 0.2% of Ultrasound Technologists are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Ultrasound Technologist Jobs Male - Dominated?

No, Ultrasound Technologist jobs are not male - dominated. 81% of Ultrasound Technologists are female, and 18% are male, so there are more female Ultrasound Technologists than male Ultrasound Technologists in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Ultrasound Technologist?

The average Ultrasound Technologist is 43 years old. 55% of Ultrasound Technologists are 40+ years old or older, 33% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 11% are between 20-30 years old

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