Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,100
25th Percentile Wage
$55,670
50th Percentile Wage
$66,150
75th Percentile Wage
$78,290
90th Percentile Wage
$92,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,100.

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
$66,150
2.66% 14.89%
2016
$64,390
1.69% -
2015
$63,300
4.58% -
2014
$60,400
4.11% -
2013
$57,920
2.80% -
2012
$56,300
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $57,300 to $77,070. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $77,070. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $74,890). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $57,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$77,070
Newark-Union
$74,890
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$73,840
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$68,260
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$66,900
Reading
$66,270
Lancaster
$66,010
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$65,210
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$63,330
York-Hanover
$63,060
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$61,870
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$61,060
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,400
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$59,910
Pittsburgh
$57,990
Altoona
$57,390
Erie
$57,300




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