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Ultrasound Technician salaries in Memphis, Tennessee

Based on city-to-national wage comparisons for all occupations, diagnostic medical sonographers in Memphis, TN earned about $62,000 in 2008, which was 98% of the national average for that position and 146% of the national average for all occupations. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in the United States earned an average annual wage of $62,500 in 2008. A year prior, diagnostic medical sonographers earned $60,500, compared to $58,000 in 2006. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Tennessee made close to $55,000 in 2008, a 26% change from 2007.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2008 roughly 48,900 people held positions as diagnostic medical sonographers across the country. Compare this to 46,800 the previous year and 44,300 in 2006. Though the exact number of diagnostic medical sonographers in Memphis, Tennessee is difficult to gauge, it’s possible to estimate that 55 people worked as diagnostic medical sonographers in Memphis, Tennessee in 2008, because Memphis accounts for 11.422% of the Tennessee population.

Memphis, Tennessee Employment Data

Memphis, Tennessee has 321,762 employed persons, according to the American Community Survey. The employment data for Memphis is first broken down by gender by age, and then further divided by race by gender by age. The unemployment rate in Memphis, Tennessee was 7% in 2008.