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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

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Diagnostic medical sonographers, or sonographers, use advanced technology in the form of high-frequency sound waves similar to sonar to produce images of the internal body for analysis by radiologists and other physicians. There are about 61,250 diagnostic medical sonographers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree

Certification/License

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Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Realistic

Technical

Career Ladder
Clinical Supervisor

Chief Technologist

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Sonographer Trainee

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