Sonography Schools In Washington DC

In Washington DC, there is only one accredited school where sonography classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sonography and sonography training in Washington DC, which includes sonography training at the sonography bachelors degree level.


Schools

  1. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Sonography Employment

Washington DC 90
National 53,010

Approximately 0% of the country's sonographers work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In Washington DC

120 130 120 70 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, sonography is a shrinking field. There were 30 less sonographers working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of sonographers has shrunk by 25%. This decline is faster than the national trend for sonographers which shows a 20% increase in the number of sonographers working around the nation.

Sonography VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$55,930 $60,920 $64,260 $70,600 $70,130
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of sonographers is declining, the salaries paid to sonographers are increasing in Washington DC. In 2006 sonographers made a mean salary of $55,930 per year, and in 2010 they made $70,130 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Washington DC

10th percentile
$42,800
25th percentile
$56,380
50th percentile
$71,390
75th percentile
$85,220
90th percentile
$96,940

This represents a 20% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Washington DC state, within the field of sonography, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sonographers earn 127% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Washington DC

Health Science
$76,889
Sonography
$70,130
X Ray Technician
$65,930

In Washington DC, sonographers earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sonography programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

As the number of sonographers is decreasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited sonography school in Washington DC state is increasing. In Washington DC, there were 10 graduates in 2006. And there were 11 graduates from sonography courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of sonography school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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