The salary of a diagnostic medical sonographer will vary depending on experience, location, education, working conditions, etc. How much does a sonographer make? Let’s find out with SonographerSalaryData.com.

Average Sonographer Salary: $73,360 a year

The average salary for a sonographer in USA is $73,360 per annum, which is 61% higher than the average U.S. personal income. The monthly pay for a certified sonographer is $6,113, the weekly pay is $1,411, and the hourly income is about $35.27.

Career
Hourly Wage
Weekly Pay
Monthly Pay
Annual Salary
Americans$21.88$875$3,792$45,500
General$35.27$1,411$6,113$73,360
Cardiac$45.19$1,808$7,833$94,000
Vascular$30.38$1,215$5,267$63,200
OB/GYN$29.09$1,163$5,042$60,500

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary Range

Sonographer Salary RangeA typical salary for a medical sonographer is $73,360 per year. Sometimes the number will be lower or higher than this number, but they can make at least $51,900 per year, $4,325 per month, $998 per week, and $24.95 an hour.

Top Highest-Paying States for Sonographer

A registered diagnostic medical sonographer in California can earn $91,220 a year, making them part of the highest paid sonographers in the USA.
Check out our research: Salary by State

State
Hourly Wage
Weekly Wage
Monthly Wage
Annual Salary
California$43.86$1,754$7,602$91,220
Oregon$42.31$1,693$7,334$88,010
Washington$41.82$1,673$7,248$86,980
Massachusetts$41.08$1,643$7,121$85,450
Connecticut$41.07$1,643$7,119$85,430

Top Highest-Paying Industries for Sonographer

Colleges, universities and professional schools are the best industry for registered sonographers, with the highest average salary at $81,900 yearly.

Industry
Hourly Wage
Weekly Pay
Monthly Pay
Annual Salary
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools$39.38$1,575$6,825$81,900
Outpatient Care Centers$38.20$1,528$6,621$79,450
Management of Companies and Enterprises$37.76$1,510$6,545$78,540
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals$37.74$1,509$6,541$78,490
Employment Services$37.38$1,495$6,479$77,750

Top Highest-Paying Metropolitan areas for Sonographer

San Jose, Sunnyvale and Santa Clara are the highest paying metropolitan area for medical diagnostic sonographer. You can earn $100,540 per year, $8,378 per month, $1,933 per week and $48.34 per hour – 37% higher than the average diagnostic medical sonographer pay in the United States.

Metropolitan areas
Hourly Wage
Weekly Wage
Monthly Wage
Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area$55.15$2,206$9,560$114,720
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division$53.12$2,125$9,207$110,480
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division$52.79$2,112$9,150$109,800
Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA$50.24$2,010$8,708$104,500
Norwich-New London, CT-RI$49.25$1,970$8,538$102,450

Top Highest-Paying Non-metropolitan areas for Sonographer

Northern Mountains Region of California is non-metropolitan, but registered medical sonographers here could make $48.34 per hour, $1,933 per week, $8,378 per month and $100,540 per year.

Non-metropolitan areas
Hourly Wage
Weekly Wage
Monthly Wage
Annual Salary
Northern Mountains Region of California$48.34$1,933$8,378$100,540
North Coast Region of California$46.83$1,873$8,118$97,410
Railbelt / Southwest Alaska$41.11$1,644$7,125$85,500
Southern Oregon & Linn County$40.04$1,602$6,941$83,290
Eastern Washington$39.70$1,588$6,882$82,580