Cardiac Sonography Salaries in Oregon - OR
The average cardiac sonographer salary in Oregon is $64,000. Actual earnings are determined by certification type, experience level, and geography, among other factors. Some employers pay per diem, as they may not need a full time echo cardiographer on site. Experience and additional certifications can lead to greater choice of position.
There is a good deal of city by city variance (although cardiac sonographers who are considering career-related relocation should also consider differences in regional cost of living and quality of life indexes). The following is a list of averages salaries for Oregon cities, displayed in descending order.
- Eugene $61,000
- Springfield $61,000
- Portland $56,000
- Gresham $56,000
- Salem $54,000
Electrocardiogram technician salaries in Oregon average $50,000, according to statistics provided by Indeed.com. Some of the same regional trends appear, with Eugene again topping Portland and Salem.
- Eugene $48,000
- Portland $45,000
- Gresham $45,000
- Salem $42,000
There are many types of certification that a sonographer can pursue, and those can ultimately lead to more exciting and lucrative career possibilities. A cardiac sonographer licensed in Oregon will also be able to secure employment in other states. Although most states do not require credentialing, most employers do desire one -- from CCI or ARDMS.