Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of diagnostic medical sonographers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare diagnostic medical sonographers salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,470
25th Percentile Wage
$58,410
50th Percentile Wage
$66,900
75th Percentile Wage
$78,570
90th Percentile Wage
$98,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) diagnostic medical sonographers is $98,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid diagnostic medical sonographers is $53,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,900
8.73% 8.73%
2012
$61,060
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Compare Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of diagnostic medical sonographers in five industries in the federal, state, and local government sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for diagnostic medical sonographers occupations is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry with an annual salary $76,680. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $66,900). For detailed diagnostic medical sonographers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
State government, including schools and hospitals
$76,680
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$70,490
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$68,290
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$66,900
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$66,900

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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