Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,890
25th Percentile Wage
$52,870
50th Percentile Wage
$62,210
75th Percentile Wage
$73,380
90th Percentile Wage
$80,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,890.

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
$62,210
3.92% 6.14%
2016
$59,770
0.57% -
2015
$59,430
-2.00% -
2014
$60,620
1.11% -
2013
$59,950
2.60% -
2012
$58,390
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in state of Tennessee ranges from $54,310 to $67,850. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $67,850. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (mean annual salary $66,980). The lowest paying area is Clarksville with a median annual salary of $54,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$67,850
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$66,980
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$66,190
Cleveland
$64,050
Chattanooga
$62,520
Jackson
$60,190
Knoxville
$59,240
Johnson City
$59,150
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$58,950
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$57,580
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$54,870
Clarksville
$54,310




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