Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Information in Illinois

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,100
25th Percentile Wage
$63,770
50th Percentile Wage
$74,760
75th Percentile Wage
$88,220
90th Percentile Wage
$100,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,100.

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
$74,760
-1.19% 10.14%
2016
$75,650
0.21% -
2015
$75,490
2.54% -
2014
$73,570
6.32% -
2013
$68,920
2.52% -
2012
$67,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in state of Illinois ranges from $58,550 to $77,810. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $77,810. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $77,040). The lowest paying area is East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$77,810
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$77,040
Peoria
$76,220
Rockford
$73,870
Champaign-Urbana
$72,350
Springfield
$71,110
Danville
$70,740
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$70,680
Kankakee-Bradley
$70,070
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$66,310
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$65,390
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$58,550




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