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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in New Jersey

Is New Jersey a good place for you to work as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer?

21.4% Jobs Projection
$76,740 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 2,840 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers working in the state.

There were 2,640 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in NJ Employment Trend

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

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in this state are growing at a rate of 21.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 23.2%.

Job Projections for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 220 annual job openings, and 3,400 total jobs in 2026 for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in this state.

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

What do Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers ranged from $57,770 to $99,000 with $76,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.77 to $47.6. The median hourly rate was $36.89.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $36.03 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.86.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,830 $76,750
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,410 $72,380
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 290 $69,460
Trenton, NJ 100 $82,330
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 90 $81,320
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 50 $77,120

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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