Cardiac Sonography Salaries in Ohio - OH
The Ohio Department of Labor projects that the number of positions for cardiovascular technicians and technologists (of which cardiac sonographers are considered to be a part) will increase by 22% from the years 2006 to 2016. In 2006, the department says, there were 1720 positions available for cardiac sonographers. In 2016, they project 2110 positions will be available. Approximately 62 new job openings for cardiac sonographers emerge each year.
The average cardiac sonographer salary in Ohio, according to the U.S. Government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, is $47,650 annually, or $22.91 per hour. This compares nicely with the median national salary for the same position, which is $49,730 annually, or $23.91 per hour. Positions for echocardiographers are available all across Ohio in municipalities such as Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron and Dayton. In studying salary data from cities in Ohio, you might notice that figures tend to vary among cities and towns within the state. This may be due to each area’s reserve of and requirement for for cardiac sonographers, the average education and certification level of cardiac sonographers in that area, the average population of the area, and other factors. For example, see how annual earnings vary for echocardiographers who work in a few of the largest cities in Ohio (earnings figures obtained from indeed.com):