Ultrasound Technician Salary Guide


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Ultrasound Technician Salary Guide

  1. 1. The neuro technician salary is actually not that bad This eBook was created using the Zinepal Online considering that you can easily earn that much every eBook Creator. Use Zinepal to create your own single year. As you get more experience, you can expect to earn even more than the average salary. eBooks in PDF, ePub and Kindle/Mobipocket formats. Upgrade to a Zinepal Pro Account to unlock more Obstetric And Gynecological features and hide this message. Ultrasound Technician Salary Source: http://www.ultrasoundtechniciansalaryguide.org/salary/ obgyn/ The #1 resource on ultrasound technician An ultrasound technician operates equipment that salaries is now live - you can visit it on the site directs sound waves into a patient’s body. The reflected http://www.ultrasoundtechniciansalarygude.org. sound waves are used to create an image that enables You will find the latest updates on the salaries of a doctor to assess and diagnose medical conditions. different types of sonographers, as well as other Ultrasound technician training is offered in hospitals, information for people looking for employment of vocational-technical schools, colleges, universities, the ultrasound technician. or in the military. Colleges offer 2-year and 4- year programs, where the candidate can obtain either an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree. MostNeuro Ultrasound Technician schools have a 2-year program. No state license isSalary required, however many ultrasound technicians obtain credentials through a professional organization.Source: http://www.ultrasoundtechniciansalaryguide.org/salary/neuro-ultrasound-technician-salary/ Sonographers take exams to become credentialed in different areas, with advancement opportunities forA neuro ultrasound technician is a profession that those credentialed in more than one specialty.provides quite a good salary. Most people who haveyet to become a neuro technician usually aren’t aware Often obstetric and gynecological ultrasoundon how much these professionals make. As a neuro technicians are employed in the same environment;technician, you can watch the development of a fetus, however, they perform different types of ultrasoundprevent bad habits from developing, and suggest scans for each of the different specialties. Acertain changes to the mother in order for the baby gynecology ultrasound technician is a sonographerto truly become healthy. Being in this industry is who performs pelvic ultrasounds, using a vaginalwonderful because business never stops; women are transducer in order to obtain a clearer image of thealways having babies. So, you’re never going to run internal organs of the female reproductive system.out of business as a neuro technician. An obstetric ultrasound technician, also known as a prenatal ultrasound technician, may also use a vaginalThe Average Salary of Neuro transducer, but usually uses an abdominal ultrasoundUltrasound Technicians In the USA scanner to create images of an unborn fetus andOn average, the normal neuro ultrasound technician its mother’s reproductive organs during pregnancy.salary ranges from $50,000 all the way up to $60,000. The images are used to monitor the mother andThis is usually the average yearly pay that newcomers baby’s health and to track the baby’s growth andearn as they graduate from college. In the USA, you development.can potentially earn more as you keep growing in According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the needexperience, but it’s not uncommon to stay earning at for ultrasound technicians will increase through thethis rate for several years. year 2018, at a faster rate than other occupations. A gynecology ultrasound technician salary is comparableThe Lowest And Highest Salary Range of to an obstetric sonographer salary. Salaries vary,Neuro Ultrasound Technician depending on experience, education, certification,Depending on where you live and work, the pay and location. The average salary in 2009 wasdoes change and isn’t always at its best. The salary approximately $63,000. Salaries ranged from lessbasis does extend higher with the more seniority than $43,600 to more than $83,950. Massachusettsand experience that you may have, but that doesn’t sonographers are the highest paid, averaging $80,000necessarily mean you can’t make more quicker than per year, followed by Oregon, Colorado, California andothers. One of the lowest yearly salaries that you Washington.may experience is $45,000. It usually isn’t that low,but there are chances that most people today onlyearn that much. If for some reason you have lots ofexperience, it’s not uncommon to earn $60,000 all theway up to $70,000.Created using Zinepal. Go online to create your own eBooks in PDF, ePub, Kindle and Mobipocket formats. 1
  2. 2. Diagnostic Ultrasound Vascular UltrasoundSonographer Salary Technician SalarySource: http://www.ultrasoundtechniciansalaryguide.org/salary/ Source: http://www.ultrasoundtechniciansalaryguide.org/salary/diagnostic/ vascular/What is the Diagnostic Medical Vascular ultrasound technicians use ultrasound to take images of the heart to aid in the diagnosisSonographer? and treatment of heart conditions. They are integralDiagnostic medical sonographers help to produce parts of the cardiovascular healthcare team, andvarious ultrasonic images of a patient’s internal their salaries generally are around $50,000 per year,organs. These images are used by physicians to according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2010diagnose injuries and possible illnesses. estimate.The Average Salary of Diagnostic Medical Average Vascular UltrasoundSonographers Technician SalaryAccording to the United States Bureau of LaborStatistics, the mean annual diagnostic ultrasound The average vascular ultrasound technician salary issonographer salary was $64.900 and an hourly rate of $50,720 per year, or $24.78 per hour, according to the$31.20 in 2010. BLS. How much a vascular technician earns depends in large part on experience and education levels andThe Salary of the Diagnostic Medical location.Sonographers in Different States Salary Range For Vascular SonographersMassachusetts was the top paying state, offering a The vascular sonography salary range goes up tomean yearly rate of $80,000 and $38.46 per hour in $26,610 per year, or $12.79 per hour, for those in the2010. Oregon had the second position with a yearly 10th percentile, all the way up to over $77,020 percompensation of $79,740 and $38.33 per hour in year, or $37.03 per hour. The 25th percentile makesthe same year. Those working in Colorado received up to $34,750 per year, or $16.70 per hour, and thea yearly pay of $77,880 and $37.44 per hour, while median annual salary is $49,410, or $23.75 per hour.California had the fourth highest at $77,260 per year The 75th percentile earns up to $64,190 per year, orand $37.14 per hour. $30.86 per hour, according to the BLS’ 2010 estimate.The Salary Range of Diagnostic Medical Highest State SalariesSonographers The vascular ultrasound technician salary in AlaskaThe range of salary for diagnostic medical sonography average $81,310 per year, or $39.09 per hour,starts with those in the 10th percentile of earnings at according to the BLS’ 2010 estimate. This is theor below $44,900 per year and $21.59 per hour. Those highest-paying state for this occupation. Following arein the 50th percentile earned at or below $64,380 per Massachusetts at $66,900 per year, or $32.17 peryear and #30.95 per hour, while those in the 90th hour; the District of Columbia at $66,340 per year, orpercentile earned at or above $88,490 and received $31.89 per hour; New Jersey at $64,620 per year, or$42.54 per hour in 2010. $31.07 per hour; and Washington at $64,020 per year, or $30.78 per hour.Certifications/Degrees Needed to Get theSalary Industry SalariesThose wanting to work in this field can pursue either Cardiovascular technicians in the BLS category ofan associate’s or bachelor’s degree in diagnostic “Offices of Other Healthcare Practitioners” earn themedical sonography. Many trade and technical schools highest estimated industry-average salary at $64,070,may offer a one year certificate program that some or $30.80 per hour, as of 2010. Those in employmentemployers may accept, but are generally used to services earn $54,570 per year on average, or $26.23enhance the education a worker has already received. per hour, and those in physicians earn $54,550 onStudents will take coursework in areas such as average annually, or $26.22 per hour.physiology, anatomy, patient care and medical ethics.Those wanting to enter this field will find two-yearprograms the most common to enter. Cardiovascular Ultrasound Technician Salary Source: http://www.ultrasoundtechniciansalaryguide.org/salary/ cardiovascular/ Being a cardiovascular ultrasound technician could be a wonderful profession to be in as you get older. TheCreated using Zinepal. Go online to create your own eBooks in PDF, ePub, Kindle and Mobipocket formats. 2
  3. 3. average cardiovascular ultrasound technician salary isalso very helpful, so you can find great financial solaceby getting into this industry.The Average CardiovascularUltrasound Technician SalaryJust like every job and profession in this world, youcan make a lot of money the more experience thatyou have. On average, the cardiovascular ultrasoundsalary can reach the heights of $56,000 per year. Forsome, this may not be enough, especially if they havea higher cost of living; however, if you just graduated,$50,000 a year is already quite a good yearly income.What State Pays The Most In ThisIndustry?It’s been reported by several sources that Alaskapays the most with the profession of being acardiovascular sonographer. In fact, the yearly wagefor this occupation in Alaska is $85,100 per year,so it’s pretty high. Of course, they are looking forprofessionals who’ve achieved lots of experience andseniority in this area, but within a few years ofgraduating, you can easily earn this much if you decideto move to Alaska.Who Hires The Most Professionals In ThisField?Three of the main states that hire the most people areFlorida, Texas and California. If you live in an area thatdoesn’t hire so much cardiovascular technicians, thenit would be a good idea to go to these states for goodemployment; however, you should consider moving toAlaska if you would like to potentially make the mostamount of money.The cardiac ultrasound tech salaries are pretty good,and as long as you are willing to put in the desiredamount of work, you will surely find this job rewarding.Consider moving to any of the recommended statesabove; you are sure to get employed much quickerand earn the most amount of money possible if yourelocate.Created using Zinepal. Go online to create your own eBooks in PDF, ePub, Kindle and Mobipocket formats. 3