Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for diagnostic medical sonographers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of diagnostic medical sonographers among Iowa 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 Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,560
25th Percentile Wage
$56,290
50th Percentile Wage
$65,560
75th Percentile Wage
$75,220
90th Percentile Wage
$81,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,560.

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
$65,560
4.35% 12.26%
2016
$62,710
1.99% -
2015
$61,460
1.85% -
2014
$60,320
3.60% -
2013
$58,150
1.08% -
2012
$57,520
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in state of Iowa ranges from $61,590 to $69,490. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $69,490. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Waterloo-Cedar Falls (mean annual salary $67,410). The lowest paying area is Iowa City with a median annual salary of $61,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$69,490
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$67,410
Cedar Rapids
$66,440
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$66,410
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$66,010
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$65,290
Dubuque
$64,650
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$62,250
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$62,030
Iowa City
$61,590




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