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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $39.75
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$31.16 $38.73 $47.50
Minnesota
$38.62 $39.75 $49.15
Central Minnesota
$38.40 $39.53 $49.16
Northeast Minnesota
$36.66 $38.62 $46.01
Northwest Minnesota
$37.33 $38.60 $47.15
Southeast Minnesota
$39.67 $39.76 $50.66
Southwest Minnesota
$36.40 $38.30 $46.30
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$39.37 $39.76 $49.16

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,690 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Diagnostic Medical Sonographers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,199 new Diagnostic Medical Sonographers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 75,900 90,300 14,400 19%
Minnesota 1,274 1,499 225 17.7%
Central Minnesota 109 126 17 15.6%
Northeast Minnesota 91 107 16 17.6%
Northwest Minnesota 86 98 12 14%
Southeast Minnesota 218 260 42 19.3%
Southwest Minnesota 72 81 9 12.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 694 821 127 18.3%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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