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 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,510
25th Percentile Wage
$53,850
50th Percentile Wage
$64,390
75th Percentile Wage
$77,920
90th Percentile Wage
$92,220

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 $92,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.88
25th Percentile Wage
$25.89
50th Percentile Wage
$30.95
75th Percentile Wage
$37.46
90th Percentile Wage
$44.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.34. The median hourly salary is $30.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.88.

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
201664,3901.69%12.56%
201563,3004.58%-
201460,4004.11%-
201357,9202.80%-
201256,300--

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 $54,920 to $75,290. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $75,290. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Scranton--Wilkes-Barre (mean annual salary $75,230). The lowest paying area is York-Hanover with a median annual salary of $54,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$75,290
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$75,230
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$74,140
Newark-Union
$73,500
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$66,900
Lancaster
$66,010
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$64,630
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$63,330
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,810
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,470
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,650
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$58,330
Erie
$57,430
Pittsburgh
$56,020
York-Hanover
$54,920


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