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Cardiac Sonography Salaries in Rhode Island - RI

From statistics provided by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 150 cardiac sonographers employed in Rhode Island in May 2009. The average cardiac sonographer salary in Rhode Island was $51,680. This is quite similar to the country’s usual salary for cardiac sonographers at that time of $49,730. Given the approximately 466,000 Rhode Island citizens employed in May 2009, just having 150 echocardiographers seems like quite a small number. This indicates the need for cardiac sonographers in Rhode Island.

Cardiac sonography is a rapidly-growing field that will continue to grow during the next decade, according to the BLS.  Employment in this field is expected to expand by 24% from 2008 to 2018. Situations for echocardiographers are available all across Rhode Island, in medical facilities such as Rhode Island Hospital, Kent Hospital, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. Wages that cardiac sonographers operating in various states earn may differ, and wages for echocardiographers working in various cities within the same state may also differ. For example, an echocardiographer working in Providence may make more (or less) than one working in Warwick. Taking a look at a few of the most inhabited metropolitan areas in Rhode Island, you can see how average earnings for echocardiographers differ:

Providence:  $56,000
Warwick:  $57,000
Cranston:  $56,000
Pawtucket:  $56,000
East Providence:  $56,000

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