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A sonographer operates ultrasound equipment to acquire, interpret and selectively record anatomical images, physical data and real-time physiological information for medical diagnostic purposes in conjunction with Medical Practitioners. In Australia a sonographer is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Sonographer Occupation Lists
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The job of a sonographer is to operate X-ray and other radiation producing and imaging equipment for diagnostic, monitoring and treatment purposes under the direction of Radiologists and other Medical Practitioners.
Most occupations in the sonographer unit group (Group 2512) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations within the Sonographer Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same sonographer group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Sonographer English Requirement
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Sonographer in Australia is $ 117,973 for male employees and $ 72,511 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 45.0 Females: 42.1 Persons: 42.6
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2512) Medical imaging professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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