Cardiac Sonography Salaries in New York - NY
The average cardiac sonographer salary in New York is 78,000, which is 17% higher than the US average. Salary varies a great deal from city to city, though, and in some cases the discrepancy clearly mirrors cost of living differences. Job postings in New York City show an average annual salary of $82,000, as (a bit more surprisingly) do those in still densely populated Yonkers.
Some cities in upstate New York show an average salary in the $50,000 to $60,000 range. The following is a list of salary averages for New York’s major cities, listed in order of population:
- New York $82,000
- Buffalo $53,000
- Rochester $51,000
- Yonkers $82,000
- Syracuse $57,000
- Albany $57,000
Positions for electrocardiogram technician often represent a lower level of certification and less job responsibility. Wages are still comfortable. Here the New York State average is $62,000. Once again, the average is skewed by the high salaries reported for New York City and Yonkers, each weighing in at $65,000. Syracuse reports an annual income of $45,000, Rochester only $40,000.
Those pursuing cardiac sonography careers in New York State should be aware that many factors influence one’s potential salary, including employer, years of experience, and, if applicable, specialty certifications.