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 among Texas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,420
25th Percentile Wage
$60,650
50th Percentile Wage
$71,800
75th Percentile Wage
$82,770
90th Percentile Wage
$101,810

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 $101,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,420.

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
$71,800
2.62% 10.40%
2016
$69,920
2.40% -
2015
$68,240
3.49% -
2014
$65,860
0.43% -
2013
$65,580
1.91% -
2012
$64,330
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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 $49,140 to $75,650. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $75,650. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $74,090). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$75,650
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$74,090
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$74,010
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$73,810
Waco
$73,790
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$70,560
Victoria
$70,200
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$70,030
Odessa
$69,830
College Station-Bryan
$69,760
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$69,140
Amarillo
$69,070
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$68,850
Tyler
$68,410
Fort Worth-Arlington
$67,980
Brownsville-Harlingen
$67,310
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$66,570
San Angelo
$65,890
Abilene
$65,820
Lubbock
$65,280
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$65,100
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$63,130
El Paso
$62,740
Corpus Christi
$62,530
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,370
Midland
$60,640
Laredo
$58,490
Sherman-Denison
$57,910
Texarkana-Texarkana
$55,900
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$53,570
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,140




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