Bone Densitometry Technicians in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $17.25 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although approximately one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$26,541 - $51,176
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
Job Description for Bone Densitometry Technician
Use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff.
Perform procedures using bone density x-ray equipment under supervision of physician.
Determine patients' x-ray needs by reading requests or instructions from physician and explain to patient.
Process bone density measurements using computer generated methods.