DMS Career Overview - Southwestern Illinois College

DMS work in a variety of settings including:
• Hospitals
• Health care facilities
• Imaging center
• Physician’s offices

For further information regarding the field of sonography, please go to the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

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Career Outlook

The U.S. Department of Labor 2020-30 Occupational Outlook Handbook projects employment of radiologic technologists to increase by about 14 percent, faster than the average for all occupations.


The Bureau of Labor Statistics report the median annual wage for diagnostic medical sonographers was $77,740 in May 2021.