Career Attributes

  • $65,983
  • 67,300
  • 3.1
  • 23.2%
  • Certificate or Associate's degree
  • Biology
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 67,300 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in the United States. The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer job market is expected to grow by 23.2% between 2016 and 2026.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Employability Rating

B Sokanu rates Diagnostic Medical Sonographers with a B employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 18,100 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. That number is based on 15,600 additional Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, and the retirement of 2,500 existing Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.

Supply of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer industry is concentrated in California, Texas, and Florida.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Job Market by State

State name Employed Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
California 6,380
Texas 5,270
Florida 5,130
New York 4,790
Illinois 2,740
New Jersey 2,640
Pennsylvania 2,550
Michigan 2,510
Ohio 2,150
Massachusetts 1,990
North Carolina 1,940
Arizona 1,850
Georgia 1,770
Virginia 1,670
Tennessee 1,630
Wisconsin 1,610
Minnesota 1,590
Maryland 1,510
Washington 1,500
Missouri 1,330
Indiana 1,140
Alabama 1,130
Colorado 1,040
Oklahoma 930
Connecticut 920
Louisiana 920
Oregon 890
Iowa 840
Kentucky 720
Mississippi 710
South Carolina 690
Kansas 620
Nevada 620
New Mexico 560
Arkansas 550
Nebraska 530
West Virginia 520
Puerto Rico 500
Utah 500
South Dakota 330
Idaho 300
Rhode Island 240
New Hampshire 230
Maine 210
Montana 190
District of Columbia 180
Delaware 180
Hawaii 150
North Dakota 120
Wyoming 80
Vermont 80
Alaska 70

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Career Attributes

  • $65,983
  • 67,300
  • 3.1
  • 23.2%
  • Certificate or Associate's degree
  • Biology
More Attributes