Modern medical science relies upon diagnostic sonography and ultrasound technology to provide an accurate representation of the inner workings of a patients' bodies. Through accurate ultrasound imagery, physicians are able to diagnose diseases and recommend courses of treatment without a single incision. Ultrasound and sonography technologists operate the machines and technology that help to develop these images. Many colleges and universities offer specialized training programs for students interested in this technically challenging and rewarding field. Experienced professionals can earn over $65,000 annually, according to Salary.Com, www.salary.com.