Sonographer Salary in the US

$63,750
per year
per month
$5,310
per month
per year
Bonus
$850/year
Bonus
$70/month

Sonographer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Sonographer is $63,750 per year ($5,310 per month), which is $10,260 (+19%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Sonographer can expect an average starting salary of $42,230. The highest salaries can exceed $94,470.
$42,230
Low
$63,750
Average salary
$94,470
High
$3,520
Low
$5,310
Average salary
$7,870
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$49,000
$98,070
Salary$42,230 - 94,470
Bonus$0 - 3,600
Total Pay$42,230 - 98,070
$0
$4,090
$8,170
Salary$3,520 - 7,870
Bonus$0 - 300
Total Pay$3,520 - 8,170

Sonographer Salary Range

Low
$42,230
Average salary
$63,750
Senior
$73,850
High
$94,470
Low
$3,520
Average salary
$5,310
Senior
$6,150
High
$7,870
Among Sonographers in the US, Cardiovascular Sonographers, Cardiac Sonographers and Neuro Sonographers tend to have the highest salaries.

Sonographer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Neuro Sonographer$73K/year
+14% 
Cardiac Sonographer$70K/year
+9% 
Cardiovascular Sonographer$68K/year
+7% 
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer$64K/year
±0% 
Ultrasound Sonographer$64K/year
±0% 

Sonographer - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Sonographer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $48,430 per year. A mid level Sonographer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $59,670, while a Senior Sonographer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $71,550. Sonographers with more than 20 years of experience earn $79,630 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Sonographer

Late Career▲ +25%
Senior▲ +12%
Average Salary$63,750/year
Mid Level▼ -6%
Entry Level▼ -24%

Gender Breakdown

Female
91%
Male
9%

Sonographer - Jobs by Location

Sonographer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Sonographer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Sonographer

How much does a Sonographer make in the US?
A Sonographer in the US earns an average of $63,750 gross per year, which is about $5,310 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Sonographer updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Sonographer in the US?
The starting salary of a Sonographer in the US is around $42,230 gross per year.
What is the highest salary for a Sonographer in the US?
The highest salary of a Sonographer in the US can reach and exceed $94,470 gross per year. Cardiovascular Sonographers, Cardiac Sonographers and Neuro Sonographers usually have the highest salaries.
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