Vascular sonographers, also known as vascular technicians or technologists, are trained to use specialized equipment to gather information about vascular disorders. This type of sonographer is responsible for working with physicians to diagnose conditions of the vascular system. An associate's or bachelor's degree is typically required for this career, and some sonographers may choose to gain certification for enhanced job opportunities.
|Required Education||Associate's degree for entry-level work
Bachelor's or master's degree for career advancement
|Other Requirements||Voluntary professional certification|
|Projected Job Growth (2014-2024)*||24%|
|Average Salary (2015)*||$56,100 annually|
Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics