Have you ever wanted to see the other side of the country, spend a weekend in an iconic national park or explore the nightlife in a big city? Travel ultrasound tech jobs can help you cross those things and many others off your personal bucket list.
An aging population and staffing shortages across all types of healthcare niches mean employers are seeking to fill positions with qualified candidates in a number of ways. And that includes travel assignments. If you're an ultrasound tech with experience or you're just getting out of school and want to hit the ground running, choosing life as a traveling ultrasound tech has numerous benefits.
First, you get to serve patients in all types of areas — often providing much-needed clinical and technical skills to underserved populations. That's rewarding in itself, but when you choose allied travel with Club Staffing, you also benefit from great relationships with your recruiters, the option for numerous benefits, and competitive weekly pay.
What is the Average Salary for Traveling Ultrasound Tech?
Ultrasound techs make an average of around $32 per hour, according to PayScale.com. The site provides a range of $24 to $42 per hour depending on where you work, how much experience you have, and what type of facility or specialty you're in. Another thing that can change how much you earn is whether you're in a traditional position or you're a traveling ultrasound tech. The average salary for traveling ultrasound techs is often higher, especially when you factor in perks such as a housing stipend or free housing.
Travel ultrasound techs who choose Club Staffing can also expect a comprehensive benefits package as part of their compensation. We offer benefits that include health coverage, dental and visual, life insurance, 401(k) plans, and other options.
Ultrasound Tech Settings
Ultrasound techs don't just work in OB/GYN offices, though that would be the preferred spot for many obstetric sonography techs. Other settings you might work in travel ultrasound tech jobs include:
- Doctor's offices and clinics
- Urgent care centers
- Outpatient surgery centers
- Diagnostic labs and imaging centers
Disclaimer: Job wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
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