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2021 Washington Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Guide

Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians. Includes vascular technologists.

Washington Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary 2021

Salary

$93.4K

Growth

24%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Make in Washington 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $69,830 $81,140 $93,390 $105,140 $119,860
Hourly Wage $33.57 $39.01 $44.90 $50.55 $57.63

How Much Do Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Make in Washington 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$69,830
$81,140
$93,390
$105,140
$119,860
Hourly Wage
$33.57
$39.01
$44.90
$50.55
$57.63

What Do Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Do?

Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians. Includes vascular technologists.

Also known as:

Cardiac Sonographer, Cardiac/Vascular Sonographer, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Medical Sonographer, Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Sonographer, Staff Sonographer, Ultrasonographer, Ultrasound Technician (Ultrasound Tech), Ultrasound Technologist (Ultrasound Tech)

  • Adjust settings or positions of medical equipment.
  • Monitor video displays of medical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Communicate test or assessment results to medical professionals.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.
  • Adjust settings or positions of medical equipment.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination.
  • Create advanced digital images of patients using computer imaging systems.
  • Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Gather medical information from patient histories.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.
  • Create advanced digital images of patients using computer imaging systems.
  • Prepare official health documents or records.
  • Process x-rays or other medical images.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery.
  • Examine medical instruments or equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Repair medical facility equipment.
  • Clean medical equipment or facilities.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings.
  • Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Implement advanced life support techniques.
  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Order medical supplies or equipment.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Job Outlook in Washington

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Washington 1,700 2,110 24% 190
United States 74,300 86,800 17% 5,100

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Job Outlook in Washington

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Washington
1,700
2,110
24%
190
United States
74,300
86,800
17%
5,100

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Schooling & Experience

  • Associate's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Schools in Washington

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Bellevue College Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Bellevue, WA 2 years: 30
Less than one year: 0
Columbia Basin College Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Pasco, WA 2 years: 0
Less than one year: 0
Seattle University Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Seattle, WA 4 years: 4
Less than one year: 3
Spokane Community College Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Spokane, WA 2 years: 24
Tacoma Community College Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Tacoma, WA 2 years: 14

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Schools in Washington

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Bellevue, WA
2 years: 30
Less than one year: 0
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Pasco, WA
2 years: 0
Less than one year: 0
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Seattle, WA
4 years: 4
Less than one year: 3
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Spokane, WA
2 years: 24
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Tacoma, WA
2 years: 14

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Jobs in Washington.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Cardiac Electrophysiology Technologist Swedish Health Services Seattle, Washington 09/24/2021 Yes
Cardiac Electrophysiology Technologist Swedish Health Services Seattle, Washington 09/24/2021 Yes
Cardiovascular Technologist CommonSpirit Health Silverdale, Washington 09/24/2021 Yes
ES Tech Whidbey General Hospital Coupeville, Washington 09/24/2021 No

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Jobs in Washington.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Swedish Health Services
Seattle, Washington
09/24/2021
Yes
Swedish Health Services
Seattle, Washington
09/24/2021
Yes
CommonSpirit Health
Silverdale, Washington
09/24/2021
Yes
Whidbey General Hospital
Coupeville, Washington
09/24/2021
No

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Guide 2021

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