The annual and hourly salary statistics of diagnostic medical sonographers in Fort Smith, Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of diagnostic medical sonographers in Fort Smith is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$39,280|
|25th Percentile Wage||$52,950|
|50th Percentile Wage||$62,010|
|75th Percentile Wage||$73,130|
|90th Percentile Wage||$80,070|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic medical sonographers in Fort Smith, Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $39,280.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of diagnostic medical sonographers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $62,010 in Fort Smith is in the middle of salary range for diagnostic medical sonographers in state of Oklahoma. In comparison, the annual salary of diagnostic medical sonographers in Fort Smith is 8.6 percent (8.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Tulsa and 2.6 percent (2.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Oklahoma City|| |
|Fort Smith|| |
|Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area|| |