Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for diagnostic medical sonographers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of diagnostic medical sonographers amongst Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,900
25th Percentile Wage
$46,390
50th Percentile Wage
$55,950
75th Percentile Wage
$64,260
90th Percentile Wage
$75,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of diagnostic medical sonographers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,950
1.95% 12.42%
2016
$54,860
0.36% -
2015
$54,660
4.99% -
2014
$51,930
4.18% -
2013
$49,760
1.53% -
2012
$49,000
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in state of Alabama ranges from $45,430 to $59,780. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $59,780. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Huntsville (mean annual salary $59,280). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$59,780
Huntsville
$59,280
Tuscaloosa
$58,300
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$57,330
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$52,570
Montgomery
$52,490
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$48,200
Mobile
$48,070
Dothan
$47,650
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$45,700
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$45,430




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