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Ultrasound Technologist

Ultrasound Technologist Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $101,000 $8,416 $1,942 $49
75th Percentile $84,000 $7,000 $1,615 $40
Average $74,176 $6,181 $1,426 $36
25th Percentile $59,500 $4,958 $1,144 $29
$35,500 - $41,999
2% of jobs
$42,000 - $48,499
2% of jobs
$48,500 - $54,999
10% of jobs
$59,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$55,000 - $61,499
14% of jobs
$61,500 - $67,999
16% of jobs
The average salary is $74,176 a year
$68,000 - $74,499
15% of jobs
$74,500 - $80,999
11% of jobs
$84,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$81,000 - $87,499
7% of jobs
$87,500 - $93,999
5% of jobs
$94,000 - $100,499
5% of jobs
$101,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$100,500 - $107,000
6% of jobs

National Average

$35,500 $74,176/year $36/hour $107,000
Ultrasound Technologist Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Chicago, IL

As of Nov 23, 2020, the average annual pay for an Ultrasound Technologist in the United States is $74,176 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $35.66 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,426/week or $6,181/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $107,000 and as low as $35,500, the majority of Ultrasound Technologist salaries currently range between $59,500 (25th percentile) to $84,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $101,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for an Ultrasound Technologist varies greatly (by as much as $24,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Ultrasound Technologist job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. An Ultrasound Technologist in your area makes on average $75,933 per year, or $1,757 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $74,176. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Ultrasound Technologist salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Ultrasound Technologist jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Ultrasound Technologist Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Ultrasound Technologist job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Berkeley, CA and Daly City, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Daly City, CA beats the national average by $13,925 (17.2%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $17,272 (20.9%) above the $74,176 average.

Significantly, San Mateo, CA has a very active Ultrasound Technologist job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Ultrasound Technologist appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 11% between San Mateo, CA and Lakes, AK, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Ultrasound Technologist role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$91,449$7,621$1,759$43.97
Berkeley, CA$88,349$7,362$1,699$42.48
Daly City, CA$88,102$7,342$1,694$42.36
Richmond, CA$85,793$7,149$1,650$41.25
Mountain View, CA$83,620$6,968$1,608$40.20
Stamford, CT$83,540$6,962$1,607$40.16
Bellevue, WA$83,314$6,943$1,602$40.05
San Francisco, CA$82,594$6,883$1,588$39.71
Brooklyn, NY$82,026$6,836$1,577$39.44
Lakes, AK$81,687$6,807$1,571$39.27

Top 5 Best Paying Related Ultrasound Technologist Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Ultrasound Technologist job category that pay more per year than a typical Ultrasound Technologist salary. Top examples of these roles include: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Ultrasound Physician, and Travel Ultrasound Tech.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $18,599 (22.3%) and $49,955 (50.4%) more than the average Ultrasound Technologist salary of $74,176. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Ultrasound Technologist jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Ultrasound Technologist position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound$124,131$10,344$2,387$59.68
Ultrasound Physician$119,434$9,953$2,297$57.42
Travel Ultrasound Tech$95,941$7,995$1,845$46.13
Travel Ultrasound$95,728$7,977$1,841$46.02
Ultrasound Imaging$92,775$7,731$1,784$44.60
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