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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Use sound waves to perform diagnostic imaging exams on patients.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$38.91 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  20.5%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery.
  • Implement advanced life support techniques.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
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Job Title Examples:

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Ultrasound Technologist
Sonographer

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