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46.2% Jobs Projection
$84,660 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Work in Colorado?

In Colorado, there were 1,160 people working as Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in the year 2018.

There were 1,040 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 860 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers working in it, which means Colorado has more Diagnostic Medical Sonographers than average.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in this state are growing at a rate of 46.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 23.2%.

Job Projections for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 100 annual Diagnostic Medical Sonographers job openings in Colorado, and 1,330 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,400 annual jobs and 82,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers ranged from $63,310 to $104,270 with $84,660 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.44 to $50.13. The median hourly rate was $40.7.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.48 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.22.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 670 $85,960
Colorado Springs, CO 150 $79,040
Boulder, CO 90 $89,220
Fort Collins, CO 70 $80,930

Top States for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Employment

View the list below to see where most Diagnostic Medical Sonographers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 6,770 $91,380
Florida 5,360 $65,560
New York 5,210 $74,830
Texas 4,870 $71,550
Illinois 2,930 $76,590
New Jersey 2,840 $76,740
Ohio 2,700 $64,410
Pennsylvania 2,670 $65,180
Michigan 2,670 $60,930
Georgia 2,210 $61,580
North Carolina 2,080 $66,930
Massachusetts 2,040 $84,630
Arizona 1,920 $85,800
Virginia 1,680 $74,020
Maryland 1,570 $75,620
Tennessee 1,540 $63,230
Wisconsin 1,540 $84,020
Washington 1,490 $89,210
Minnesota 1,310 $79,540
Missouri 1,220 $70,680

Below are the states where Diagnostic Medical Sonographers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Hawaii $95,020
Alaska $94,130
California $91,380
District of Columbia $90,670
Washington $89,210
Oregon $88,360
Rhode Island $85,910
Arizona $85,800
Colorado $84,660
Massachusetts $84,630

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