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Sonographer Career Paths

SONOGRAPHER CAREER PATHS HOW TO BECOME A SONOGRAPHER? Attend CAAHEP accredited educational program Join SDMS as a student OPTION 1 member Meet requirements and pass ARDMS Examinations Start your career Attend two to four year educational program without CAAHEP accreditation Join OPTION 2 SDMS as a student member One-year work/sonography experience in a clinical Meet requirements and pass ARDMS Examinations setting Start your career 11 TYPES OF SONOGRAPHY JOBS BREAST SONOGRAPHER OBSTETRIC & GYNECOLOGIC SONOGRAPHER ABDOMINAL S0NOGRAPHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SONOGRAPHER VASCULAR SONOGRAPHER NEUROSONOGRAPHER CARDIAC SONOGRAPHER OPHTHALMOLOGIC SONOGRAPHER FETAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHER PEDIATRIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHER ADULT ECHOCARDIOGRAPHER WHERE DO SONOGRAPHERS WORK? Over 95% of sonographers work in hospitals, outpatient facilities, imaging centers and other similar settings. Over 1% of sonographers work in colleges, universities and clinical hospital settings to prepare the next generation of sonographers. Typically after seven years or more working as clinical |sonographers, about 1% of sonography professionals leventually become research sonographers and regularly publish and present their findings. |Less than 1% of sonographers do commercial sales, marketing and management. Less than 1% of sonographers becomes independent sales representatives associated with ultrasound distributors or dealers. SONOGRAPHER JOB OUTLOOK: Between 2010 and 2020, the number of sonography jobs is expected to increase by 44 percent nationally. By comparison, total growth by 2020 for all job sectors in the U.S. is expected to be 14 percent according to the U.S. Department of Labor. (447%) 2010 2020 SONOGRAPHER SALARY INCREASES EACH YEAR. IN 2012, THE MEDIAN YEARLY WAGE FOR SONOGARPHERS IS $65860 INFORMATION PROVIDED BY:

Sonographer Career Paths

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