Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,530
25th Percentile Wage
$75,220
50th Percentile Wage
$87,630
75th Percentile Wage
$98,010
90th Percentile Wage
$105,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,530.

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
$87,630
0.02% 8.13%
2016
$87,610
2.26% -
2015
$85,630
2.66% -
2014
$83,350
2.60% -
2013
$81,180
0.83% -
2012
$80,510
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in state of Washington ranges from $69,590 to $91,790. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in Washington is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a median annual salary of $91,790. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (mean annual salary $90,370). The lowest paying area is Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$91,790
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$90,370
Bremerton-Silverdale
$89,920
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$89,570
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$89,230
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$88,390
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$87,310
Tacoma
$87,090
Bellingham
$85,710
Olympia
$82,560
Spokane
$81,940
Yakima
$80,500
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$77,220
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$69,590




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