Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,880
25th Percentile Wage
$55,900
50th Percentile Wage
$63,820
75th Percentile Wage
$74,330
90th Percentile Wage
$81,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,880.

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
$63,820
2.91% 10.83%
2016
$61,960
3.11% -
2015
$60,030
2.93% -
2014
$58,270
1.54% -
2013
$57,370
0.80% -
2012
$56,910
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in state of Kentucky ranges from $59,730 to $68,640. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Kentucky is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,640. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $68,530). The lowest paying area is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$68,640
Lexington-Fayette
$68,530
Owensboro
$66,120
Louisville-Jefferson County
$62,390
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$62,230
Bowling Green
$61,880
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$61,570
Evansville
$61,250
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$59,730




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