Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (29-2032)
Occupation description: Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.
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|Average employment||Average annual openings|
|2014 estimate||2024 projection||Percent change||Growth||Replacement||Total|
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|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
Labor Force Indicators
|2015 Worker Characteristics|
|Total workers||Nonresident workers||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus|
|2015 Potential Supply|
|Qualified but working in another occupation||7|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||4|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||3|
|2015 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||6|
|Number of job position postings||1|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||6.0|
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Associate's degree||Work experience: None||On-the-job training: None|
|University of Alaska Anchorage (Anchorage)|
|Diagnostic Medical Sonography||AAS|