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Is Maryland a good place for you to work as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer?

15.0% Jobs Projection
$75,620 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Maryland are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Maryland is growing faster than average.

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Maryland earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Work in Maryland?

There were approximately 1,570 workers employed as Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in this state in 2018.

There were 1,510 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 860 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers working in it, which means Maryland has more Diagnostic Medical Sonographers than average.


Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 23.2%.


Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 80 annual Diagnostic Medical Sonographers job openings in Maryland, and 1,300 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,400 annual jobs and 82,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Make in Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers ranged from $54,800 to $98,430 with $75,620 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.35 to $47.32. The median hourly rate was $36.36.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $35.68 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.68.

The median salary in Maryland is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Maryland Metros for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,410 $72,380
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,280 $85,490
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 880 $72,510
Salisbury, MD-DE 90 $74,010
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 70 $74,780
Cumberland, MD-WV 30 $60,570

Top States for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Diagnostic Medical Sonographers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 6,770 $91,380
Florida 5,360 $65,560
New York 5,210 $74,830
Texas 4,870 $71,550
Illinois 2,930 $76,590
New Jersey 2,840 $76,740
Ohio 2,700 $64,410
Pennsylvania 2,670 $65,180
Michigan 2,670 $60,930
Georgia 2,210 $61,580
North Carolina 2,080 $66,930
Massachusetts 2,040 $84,630
Arizona 1,920 $85,800
Virginia 1,680 $74,020
Maryland 1,570 $75,620
Tennessee 1,540 $63,230
Wisconsin 1,540 $84,020
Washington 1,490 $89,210
Minnesota 1,310 $79,540
Missouri 1,220 $70,680

Below are the states where Diagnostic Medical Sonographers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Hawaii $95,020
Alaska $94,130
California $91,380
District of Columbia $90,670
Washington $89,210
Oregon $88,360
Rhode Island $85,910
Arizona $85,800
Colorado $84,660
Massachusetts $84,630

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