Sonography Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 2 schools where sonography faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sonography in the city of Pittsburgh, which encompasses sonography training at the following levels:

  • Sonography Certificate
  • Associates degree in Sonography


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Sonography Employment

Pittsburgh 520
Pennsylvania 2,180

Of the 2,180 sonographers employed in Pennsylvania, 520 work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, in Pittsburgh, there has been a 17% decline in the number of sonographers. As the number of sonographers in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Sonography employment growth

2,290 2,240 2,110 2,170 2,180
630 590 510 510 520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Sonography VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$47,180 $48,580 $51,550 $51,700 $51,420
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

As the number of sonographers in Pittsburgh has shrunk, salaries for sonographers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,420 per year was earned by sonographers in Pittsburgh. The average salary for sonographers in Pittsburgh was $47,180 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of sonographers in Pittsburgh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$38,360
25th percentile
$43,580
50th percentile
$50,780
75th percentile
$58,630
90th percentile
$67,190

Pittsburgh sonographers earn a median yearly salary of $50,780. The 10% of sonographers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,360 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 75% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Pittsburgh

Sonography
$51,420
Health Science
$70,417

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

Educational Trends

Sonography schools in Pittsburgh

2

Many of Pittsburgh's sonographers are graduates of one of the 2 accredited sonography schools in the city.

Sonography Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in sonography offered by Pittsburgh's sonography schools.

Student Completed Sonography Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
67
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total68

In 2010 approximately 68 students completed sonography courses.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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