Sonographers and Ultrasound Technicians

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Occupation Description

Diagnostic medical sonographers make ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by doctors.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

57700

Job Openings By 2020

31700

Growth Rate

43.5%

Required Education

Associate's degree
Specific Programs:
Associates of Science in Medical Sonography

Required Work Experience

None

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