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How much do diagnostic sonographers make? 

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that diagnostic sonographers make a mean annual income of $77,790 as of May 2020, which is approximately $37.40 per hour. The lowest 10 percent of diagnostic sonographers earned less than $53,790, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $105,340.

How much do diagnostic sonographers earn in each state?

The table below compares diagnostic sonographer salaries across states and U.S. territories (Source: BLS Occupational Employment and Wages May 2020). You can also find data for the number of diagnostic sonographers in each state as well as the number of diagnostic sonographers per 1,000 jobs—a figure that can help you determine the job's popularity in a given location. Not all locations have employment statistics. 

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary
Location
Annual Salary
in location
Employment
In location
Employment per 1,000 jobs
Alaska
$96,490
160
0.542
District of Columbia
$95,530
140
0.197
Rhode Island
$93,620
220
0.496
Washington
$93,390
1840
0.576
Oregon
$92,980
880
0.485
Massachusetts
$87,510
1680
0.502
Wisconsin
$87,440
1480
0.545
Arizona
$87,030
1680
0.594
Colorado
$87,030
1240
0.481
Connecticut
$85,960
1010
0.652
New Hampshire
$82,360
230
0.377
Minnesota
$82,220
1270
0.467
Vermont
$81,740
110
0.380
New Jersey
$81,720
2550
0.674
New York
$80,260
5970
0.687
Nevada
$79,510
350
0.279
Utah
$79,410
680
0.458
Maryland
$78,760
1540
0.611
Illinois
$78,700
3010
0.534
Idaho
$77,950
210
0.298
Virginia
$77,810
1680
0.453
Maine
$77,690
360
0.623
Kansas
$77,290
670
0.499
Montana
$75,830
200
0.442
Wyoming
$74,410
80
0.321
Delaware
$73,730
200
0.473
Missouri
$73,710
1620
0.603
New Mexico
$73,630
470
0.599
Texas
$72,570
5380
0.444
North Dakota
$72,490
290
0.724
Oklahoma
$71,810
900
0.578
Indiana
$71,800
1320
0.452
Iowa
$70,960
700
0.474
North Carolina
$70,400
2530
0.589
South Carolina
$69,040
810
0.404
Florida
$68,710
5520
0.654
Nebraska
$67,980
440
0.462
Pennsylvania
$66,750
2840
0.515
Ohio
$66,670
2990
0.582
Kentucky
$66,240
800
0.451
Michigan
$65,860
2510
0.639
Tennessee
$65,720
1660
0.572
South Dakota
$64,790
300
0.726
Mississippi
$62,690
670
0.625
Louisiana
$62,660
1230
0.683
Arkansas
$62,560
440
0.373
Georgia
$61,810
2300
0.533
West Virginia
$61,040
440
0.682
Alabama
$58,230
1140
0.597
Puerto Rico
$23,490
580
0.702
California
$104,390
7030
0.428
Hawaii
$102,900
160
0.286