Alternate Job Titles: Ultrasound Technologist, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Ultrasonographer
How much does a Ultrasound Technologist make? The median annual Ultrasound Technologist salary is $70,690, as of August 29, 2016, with a range usually between $64,232-$77,781, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Ultrasound Technologist in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Ultrasound Technologist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Ultrasound Technologist in the United States is $70,690, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Ultrasound Technologist in the United States are expected to make less than $70,690.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Ultrasound Technologist that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Ultrasound Technologist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 2016
Performs diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasonic equipment to locate, evaluate and record critical functional, pathological, and anatomical data. Schedules and coordinates tests, records test results, and prepares and maintains operational logs. Calibrates and maintains equipment and orders supplies when needed. Requires a two year allied health degree, successful completion of an approved one-year program in Ultrasound Technology, and at least 2 years of experience in the field. May require registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. View full job description