Ultrasounds are becoming more advanced, and a lot can be determined with just an ultrasound. Because of this, the demand for ultrasound technicians is increasing. The pay for an ultrasound technician depends on experience, education and workplace.
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Lowest 10 Percent
The lowest 10 per cent of ultrasound technicians earn a salary of less than £22,750 a year. These technicians are typically just starting out and have little to no experience.
The average ultrasound technician earns just a little more than £32,500 a year. These technicians have the knowledge and experience that is desirable to their employers.
Highest 10 Percent
The highest 10 per cent of technicians earn more than £45,500 a year. Technicians in this category earn their pay by getting the proper education and certification. These technicians might also work in a private office instead of a hospital.
Technicians typically start out with an hourly wage of £9 to £11.
Ultrasound technicians often work part time and no more than 30 hours a week.
Obtaining a bachelor's degree or a certification in sonography will increase an ultrasound technician's earnings.