Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,540
25th Percentile Wage
$52,510
50th Percentile Wage
$59,340
75th Percentile Wage
$67,990
90th Percentile Wage
$77,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,540.

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
$59,340
2.98% 9.27%
2016
$57,570
2.14% -
2015
$56,340
2.57% -
2014
$54,890
1.48% -
2013
$54,080
0.44% -
2012
$53,840
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in state of West Virginia ranges from $47,870 to $78,450. The highest paying area for diagnostic medical sonographers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $78,450. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Winchester (mean annual salary $74,530). The lowest paying area is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna with a median annual salary of $47,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$78,450
Winchester
$74,530
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$73,450
Morgantown
$62,420
Huntington-Ashland
$61,660
Wheeling
$59,600
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$59,320
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$58,510
Charleston
$56,730
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$47,870




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