Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for diagnostic medical sonographers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of diagnostic medical sonographers amongst Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,580
25th Percentile Wage
$58,860
50th Percentile Wage
$69,920
75th Percentile Wage
$80,960
90th Percentile Wage
$102,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.80
25th Percentile Wage
$28.30
50th Percentile Wage
$33.61
75th Percentile Wage
$38.92
90th Percentile Wage
$49.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.19. The median hourly salary is $33.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.80.

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
201669,9202.40%7.99%
201568,2403.49%-
201465,8600.43%-
201365,5801.91%-
201264,330--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in state of Texas ranges from $51,970 to $73,510. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $73,510. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $72,790). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$73,510
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$72,790
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$72,420
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$71,170
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$68,260
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$67,470
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$67,260
Amarillo
$67,200
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$67,060
Tyler
$65,910
San Angelo
$65,890
Brownsville-Harlingen
$65,580
Corpus Christi
$64,180
Fort Worth-Arlington
$64,110
Abilene
$63,620
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$63,170
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,370
El Paso
$60,540
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,970


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