Career Outlook for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Also known as:  Cardiac/Vascular Sonographer, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Sonographer, Ultrasonographer, Ultrasound Technician, Ultrasound Technologist
The overall job outlook for Diagnostic Medical Sonographer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 28.42 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.74 percent per year. Demand for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers is expected to go up, with an expected 6,490 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.53 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in the following states
California 5,280
Florida 4,880
New York 3,760
Texas 3,420
Ohio 2,410
Pennsylvania 2,180
Illinois 2,090
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Wyoming 40
North Dakota 50
Vermont 80
District of Columbia 90
Montana 150
Alaska 160
Hawaii 160