Ultrasound Technician Certification Programs

After graduation, ultrasound technicians may choose to enhance their employability by becoming nationally registered by an organization such as the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). Students are usually prepared to take the necessary certification exam upon graduating, though continuing education is a requirement to maintain certification.

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Ultrasound specializations

As a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, you may learn how to perform a variety of medical imaging tasks using sonography technology. Some specialize in one particular area such as obstetrics and work in the pregnancy division of the hospital, for example. Others perform multiple types of ultrasound duties such as abdominal, gynecologic, or vascular sonography.

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Ultrasound Tech Salaries

An ultrasound technician’s salary is indicative of the level of technical expertise and skills needed to excel in this field. Sonographers endure rigorous training and education – employers recognize and fairly compensate the hard work as evidenced by the fact that the mean annual ultrasound technician salary soars well above the mean of all occupations.

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