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Sonography Schools In Minnesota

Minnesota has 4 accredited sonography schools where sonography faculty who teach sonography classes can find employment. The trends in Minnesota's sonography academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sonography includes sonography training at the sonography associates degree level.


  1. Lake Superior College

    2101 Trinity Rd, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-3399

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  2. Argosy University-Twin Cities

    1515 Central Parkway, Eagan, Minnesota 55121

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  3. St. Cloud Technical and Community College

    1540 Northway Drive, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56303-1240

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  4. St. Catherine University

    2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105

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Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Sonography Employment

Minnesota 1,240
National 53,010

Of all of the sonographers that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In Minnesota

910 1,040 1,110 1,210 1,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, the field of sonography is growing. In Minnesota, 330 more sonographers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of sonographers has grown by 36%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of sonographers around the country. Nationally, the number of sonographers has grown by 20% from 2006 to 2010.

Sonography VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$62,950 $64,730 $66,630 $67,520 $68,780
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Minnesota, as the number of sonographers is growing, the salaries earned by sonographers are increasing. In 2006 sonographers made a mean salary of $62,950 per year, and in 2010 they made $68,780 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Minnesota

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Thus, there was a 8% growth in sonographers' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Minnesota state, within the field of sonography, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sonographers earn 71% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Minnesota

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Sonographers in Minnesota earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sonography programs available for each degree type for all schools in Minnesota


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited sonography schools in Minnesota is decreasing. In 2006, 76 students graduated from sonography courses in Minnesota. And in 2010, 32 students graduated.

Thus there was a 58% percent decrease in the number of sonography school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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