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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,490
25th Percentile Wage
$64,680
50th Percentile Wage
$75,650
75th Percentile Wage
$89,680
90th Percentile Wage
$100,040

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 $100,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.24
25th Percentile Wage
$31.10
50th Percentile Wage
$36.36
75th Percentile Wage
$43.11
90th Percentile Wage
$48.10

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.10. The median hourly salary is $36.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.24.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of diagnostic medical sonographers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,6500.21%11.20%
201575,4902.54%-
201473,5706.32%-
201368,9202.52%-
201267,180--

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 $58,000 to $78,990. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $78,990. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $78,010). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$78,990
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$78,010
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$77,390
Rockford
$74,960
Peoria
$73,560
Champaign-Urbana
$73,260
Danville
$70,740
Springfield
$69,650
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$69,010
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$63,310
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$58,000


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