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Job Market and Demand for Ultrasound Technologists (Sonographers)

There is nationwide shortage of sonographers.

Ultrasound positions often come with:

  • Good salaries/benefits
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Shift differential

Possible Positions for sonographers after graduation

  • Sonographer/ Technologist at all levels
  • Ultrasound Educator at Master’s level
  • Ultrasound Department  or Facility Administrator (Chief , Manager or Director) at MHS level
  • Sales and Marketing Representative
  • Application Specialist for manufactures of ultrasound equipments
  • Researcher at BS & BHS levels
  • Business Owner of ultrasound service

Where Do the Sonographers Work?

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Research Facilities
  • Physicians’ Offices
  • Imaging Services
  • Screening Services
  • Mobile Services
  • Universities, Colleges and Schools as educators of ultrasound
  • Manufacturing Industry of ultrasound equipments
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Space (NASA) as researcher or in space application of ultrasound technology
  • Veterinary labs, hospitals and  zoo parks & to do certain animal diagnostic investigations