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Sonography Schools In South Dakota

Sonography classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited sonography school in South Dakota. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sonography and sonography training in South Dakota, which includes sonography training at the sonography certificate level.


  1. Southeast Technical Institute

    2320 N Career Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57107-1301

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Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Sonography Employment

South Dakota 240
National 53,010

Approximately 0% of the country's sonographers work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In South Dakota

180 140 130 180 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Dakota, the field of sonography is growing. In 2010 there were 60 more sonographers working in South Dakota than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of sonographers has grown by 33%. This is faster than the trend for sonographers around the US. Nationally, the number of sonographers has grown by 20% between 2006 and 2010.

Sonography VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$47,970 $49,610 $52,590 $49,710 $51,330
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Dakota, as the number of sonographers is growing, the salaries earned by sonographers are increasing. The mean salary for sonographers in 2006 was $47,970 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $51,330 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in South Dakota

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This represents a 7% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of sonography, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid sonographers earning 82% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Dakota state.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in South Dakota

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Sonographers in South Dakota earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sonography programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota


As the number of sonographers is increasing in South Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited sonography school in South Dakota state is also increasing. In South Dakota, there were 10 graduates in 2006. And there were 13 graduates from sonography courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 30% percent increase in the number of sonography school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota. 100% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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