Career Resources

Ultrasound technology is an increasingly popular career option in health care. Here you will find resources to help you prepare for a successful, lucrative career in diagnostic medical sonography.

Among the links below, you can see a general ultrasound technician job description, highlighting the nature of this popular health care occupation. Salary and job growth figures will also help you determine of this is the career path for you.

Explore the links below to learn more about ultrasound technicians.

Ultrasound Tech Job Description

What Do Ultrasound Technologists Do? Ultrasound technologists, also called ultrasound technicians or diagnostic medical sonographers, work in hospitals, physicians' clinics or diagnostic imaging centers, where they use ultrasound equipment help detect medical conditions ranging from gall and bladder stones to …


Ultrasound Tech Job Outlook

The next decade should bring considerable growth in the field of diagnostic medical sonography, with the US Labor Bureau predicting a 19 percent increase in ultrasound tech employment. Factors going into this increase include a growing population of elderly, as …


Ultrasound Technician Salary

How Much Do Ultrasound Techs Make? According to the Figures courtesy of the US Labor Bureau, the mean annual income for ultrasound technicians nationwide is $64,900. However, this rate varies considerably depending on the geographic region and industry of employment, …