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Cardiac Sonography Salaries in Texas - TX

Cardiovascular technology, which includes the position of cardiac sonographer, is a quickly-growing health care field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a 24% increase is expected in this type of diagnostic medical position between the years 2006 and 2016. However, according to the Texas Workforce Commission, job growth in the cardiac sonography field is expected to be an astounding 43% during the same time period. There were 2740 positions for cardiac technologists in Texas in 2006, and there are expected to be 3920 positions in 2016.

The average cardiac sonographer salary in Texas is $51,380, according to the BLS. This figure is just a bit higher than the national average of $49,730. An expected 120 new job openings for cardiac sonographers each year in Texas is expected due to the projected growth. The Texas Workforce Commission states that this position has a very low turnover rate, indicating high job satisfaction. Only an estimated 35 job openings each year are due to replacement. To see how wages from various Texas municipalities compare, view the statistics below which are provided as a courtesy of indeed.com:

Houston:  $64,000
Dallas: $61,000
Austin: $58,000
Forth Worth:  $55,000
El Paso:  $54,000
Arlington:  $62,000
Corpus Christi:  $60,000
Plano:  $61,000
Laredo:  $59,000
Lubbock:  $51,000
Amarillo:  $56,000

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