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, as well as level of experience and education.

More specific ultrasound technician salary figures are listed below:

5 highest-paying states for ultrasound technicians

  1. Massachusetts: $80,000
  2. Oregon: $79,740
  3. Colorado: $77,880
  4. California: $77,260
  5. Washington: $77,190

5 lowest-paying states for ultrasound technicians

  1. West Virginia: $48,680
  2. South Dakota: $49,710
  3. Alabama: $50,320
  4. Mississippi: $51,630
  5. Arkansas: $52,180

Ultrasound Tech Salaries by Industry:

Industry Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $65,010
Offices of Physicians $64,750
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories $62,160
Outpatient Care Centers $70,440
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $72,570
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals $68,390
Employment Services $73,040
Management of Companies and Enterprises $68,680
Hospitals $60,100
Management of Companies and Enterprises $63,700

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Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.