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Highest Paying Cities for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

The top 100 highest paying cities for diagnostic medical sonographers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of diagnostic medical sonographers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $115,800, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for diagnostic medical sonographers. It is followed by San Rafael, USA (average annual salary $112,740). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of diagnostic medical sonographers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$115,800
390
2 San Rafael, USA
$112,740
30
3 Salinas, California
$112,250
50
4 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$110,370
40
5 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$104,180
550
6 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$103,320
470
7 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$102,860
1,130
8 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$99,410
170
9 Stockton, California
$98,970
90
10 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$98,360
700
11 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$98,090
40
12 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$96,690
40
13 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$94,850
510
14 Urban Honolulu, USA
$92,760
130
15 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$92,760
100
16 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$92,740
60
17 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$91,790
560
18 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$90,950
60
19 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$90,370
520
20 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$90,060
430
21 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$89,920
30
22 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$89,570
700
23 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$89,320
140
24 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$89,230
40
25 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$89,000
30
26 Boulder, Colorado
$88,600
80
27 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$88,390
50
28 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$88,310
90
29 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$87,310
110
30 Tacoma, Washington
$87,090
170
31 East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$86,810
n/a
32 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$86,060
60
33 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$85,920
60
34 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$85,880
1,210
35 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$85,770
440
36 Bellingham, Washington
$85,710
50
37 Fresno, California
$85,540
150
38 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$85,360
1,450
39 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$84,990
730
40 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$84,950
40
41 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$84,920
80
42 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$84,710
30
43 Anchorage, Alaska
$84,580
50
44 Yuba City, California
$84,560
30
45 New Haven, Connecticut
$84,490
210
46 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$84,220
1,550
47 Honolulu, Hawaii
$84,160
110
48 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$83,890
1,730
49 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$83,800
90
50 Framingham, Massachusetts
$83,690
90
51 Manchester, New Hampshire
$83,640
60
52 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$83,570
260
53 Worcester, Massachusetts
$83,420
90
54 Peabody, Massachusetts
$83,220
100
55 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$82,770
440
56 Salem, Oregon
$82,750
90
57 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$82,590
220
58 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$82,580
60
59 Olympia, Washington
$82,560
40
60 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$82,500
570
61 Nashua, New Hampshire
$82,200
40
62 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$82,080
1,300
63 Spokane, Washington
$81,940
200
64 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$81,550
50
65 Prescott, Arizona
$81,350
30
66 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$81,290
30
67 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$81,210
40
68 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$81,130
220
69 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$81,060
60
70 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$80,590
30
71 Modesto, California
$80,540
170
72 Yakima, Washington
$80,500
60
73 St George, Utah
$80,360
50
74 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$80,160
120
75 Visalia-Porterville, California
$80,120
70
76 Redding, California
$79,990
30
77 Rochester, Minnesota
$79,950
240
78 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$79,860
1,340
79 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$79,180
40
80 Madison, Wisconsin
$79,160
180
81 Danbury, Connecticut
$79,050
70
82 Medford, Oregon
$78,980
n/a
83 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$78,900
140
84 Chico, California
$78,820
60
85 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona
$78,760
40
86 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$78,760
70
87 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$78,710
1,000
88 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$78,680
n/a
89 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$78,450
1,080
90 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$77,920
220
91 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$77,860
540
92 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$77,840
30
93 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$77,830
330
94 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$77,810
1,550
95 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$77,720
90
96 Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$77,600
30
97 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$77,510
110
98 Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$77,410
30
99 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$77,380
40
100 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$77,220
60
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