Cardiac Sonography Salaries in Missouri - MO
Missouri had about 850 citizens employed as cardiac sonographers in May 2009, per the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics data. The average cardiac sonographer salary in Missouri at the time was $41,970. This compares pretty favorably with the average salary for echocardiographers all over the United States, which was $49,730 in May 2009.
Positions for cardiac sonographers can be found across Missouri in cities including Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield and Independence; and in facilities such as St. Johns Mercy Medical Center, St. Anthony’s Medical Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. The average wage for a cardiac sonographer working in one Missouri city (such as Kansas City) may differ from the average wage for a cardiac sonographer who works in another Missouri city (such as Springfield). This may be due to the supply of workers, demand for workers in that profession, average educational background in the area, certification standards in the area, and so forth. Examining the wages of echocardiographers in a handful of the most populated cities in Missouri, you can see that salaries do, indeed, differ:
Kansas City: $51,000
St. Louis: $62,000