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Sonography Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

In New Orleans, there is only one sonography school where sonography faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sonography academic community in New Orleans, and the future trends. Academia in sonography includes sonography training at the sonography certificate level.


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Sonography Employment

New Orleans 220
Louisiana 790

Of the 790 sonographers employed in Louisiana, 220 work in New Orleans. The number of sonographers in New Orleans has grown by 38% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Sonography employment growth

690 750 690 670 790
160 200 200 200 220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Sonography VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$54,570 $57,700 $59,160 $61,820 $58,770
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of sonographers in New Orleans has grown, salaries for sonographers have also increased. In 2010 New Orleans sonographers earned an average yearly salary of $58,770. Four years earlier in 2006, sonographers in New Orleans made an average salary of $54,570 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in New Orleans

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New Orleans sonographers earn a median yearly salary of $58,550. The 10% of sonographers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,630 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,490 per year.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in New Orleans

Health Science

On average sonographer salaries in New Orleans are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sonography schools in New Orleans


Many of New Orleans' sonographers are graduates of the only accredited sonography school in the city.

Sonography Programs Offered In New Orleans


There is one degree and certificate program in sonography offered by New Orleans' sonography school.

Student Completed Sonography Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 12 students completed sonography courses.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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