Diagnostic Medical Sonographers | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (29-2032)

Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 131 142 8.4 3 4 8
United States 72900 87100 0.0 2000 2400 5800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2021 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 38.79 28.67 30.08 37.38 45.85 48.87
Alaska 43.35 23.00 37.38 47.18 48.87 61.38
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 45.89 28.98 37.89 47.58 49.40 61.95
Balance of State 39.36 23.43 23.62 45.75 47.95 48.87

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.