Sonography Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The city of Philadelphia has only one school where sonography faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sonography academic community in Philadelphia, and the future trends. Academia in sonography includes sonography training at the following levels:

  • Sonography Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Sonography


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Sonography Employment

Philadelphia 790
Pennsylvania 2,180

Of the 2,180 sonographers employed in Pennsylvania, 790 work in Philadelphia. There has been a 13% growth in the number of sonographers in Philadelphia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of sonographers in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Sonography employment growth

2,290 2,240 2,110 2,170 2,180
700 660 660 780 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Sonography VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$56,140 $58,040 $60,830 $63,950 $66,200
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

As the number of sonographers in Philadelphia has grown, salaries for sonographers have also increased. Philadelphia sonographers made $66,200 per year, on average, in 2010. Sonographers in Philadelphia made a yearly average salary of $56,140, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of sonographers in Philadelphia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$48,290
25th percentile
$55,830
50th percentile
$66,610
75th percentile
$77,090
90th percentile
$87,940

Sonographers in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $66,610. The 10% of sonographers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,290 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $87,940 per year.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Philadelphia

Sonography
$66,200
Health Science
$71,290

Sonographer salaries in Philadelphia are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sonography schools in Philadelphia

1

There is only one accredited sonography school in the city. Many of Philadelphia's sonographers are graduates of this school.

Sonography Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Philadelphia's sonography schools offer 2 sonography degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sonography Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
75
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total79

Approximately 79 students completed sonography courses in 2010.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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