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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $95,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid diagnostic medical sonographers is $49,820.
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 $74,690. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $61,060). 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|| |
|Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit|| |
|Local government, including schools and hospitals|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)|| |
|Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .