Diagnostic medical sonographers or the ultrasound technicians are the important people in every health care and medical institution as they help the patients to be ready for the ultrasound tests. They also take care of the instrument along with the tasks assigned for them. Getting in this field requires a bachelors’ degree or associate degree in any of the certified ultrasound technician schools. Do you know what is the salary of a ultrasound technician in United States? It is 65,000 dollars per annum and is expected to increase by 44 percent between 2010 and 2020.
Technicians with an experience from 0 to 1 year get a low annual income of above 24,000 dollars per year and a high annual income of above 60,000 dollars per annum. Next, technician with experience between one to five years get a low annual income above 30,000 dollars and high income of above 64,000 dollars per annum. Technicians with experience between five to ten years are paid a low annual income of 43,000 dollars and a high annual income of above 77,000 dollars every year. Likewise, technicians having experience between ten to twenty years get a low income salary of above 44,000 dollars and high income salary of above 88,000 dollars per annum.
At last, technicians having more than twenty years of experience get a low income of above 48,000 dollars and high income of above 1,00,000 dollars per annum. Their salary is based on their hourly working period. At present, the employment opportunities for certified medical sonographers are very strong. As, this is more important for the medical sector, this field retains its positions and never gets affected by the economic problems like the other fields. As the importance of the healthcare is growing, this growth will also increase the salary of the ultrasound technician in the future.