Cardiac Sonography Salaries in Minnesota - MN

Cardiac sonographers in Minnesota and across the country can expect to see faster than average job growth, according to the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The expected increase in the availability of jobs for cardiac sonographers around the United States is 24% through the year 2018. Cardiac sonography represents a fast-growing field with a bright projected future.

The average annual salary for cardiac sonographers who work all across the United States is $49,730. The average cardiac sonographer salary in Minnesota is $54,060, according to the BLS. In May 2009, Minnesota had 770 cardiac sonographers making an average hourly wage of $25.99. These cardiac sonographers work all across Minnesota, in hospitals, outpatient and diagnostic care facilities, practitioners’ offices, employment agencies, and the like. Cities such as Minneapolis, St. Paul and Rochester have high concentrations of cardiac sonographers. Facilities across Minnesota which could be expected to employ cardiac sonographers include United Hospital, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Children’s of Minnesota and St. Mary’s Hospital. Just as earnings for cardiac sonographers vary from state to state, they may also fluctuate from city to city and town to town within a state. With that in mind, here are the average cardiac sonographer salaries taken from some of the largest metropolitan areas in Minnesota (salary figures are courtesy of indeed.com):

Minneapolis:  $55,000
St. Paul:  $55,000
Rochester:  $62,000
Duluth:  $52,000
Bloomington:  $56,000

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