Bone Densitometry Technician Salary

Women account for the majority of Bone Densitometry Technicians in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $16.97 per hour. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a little over a half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Bone Densitometry Technicians.

$20,134 - $59,598
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MEDIAN: $45,000
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$12.84 - $24.61
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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Salary
$20,134 - $59,598  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
Profit Sharing
$98.26 - $103.65  
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$26,732 - $51,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $24.61  
   
Overtime
$13.79 - $29.06  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.26 - $103.65  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$26,732 - $51,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Job Description for Bone Densitometry Technician

Bone densitometry technicians are specialized employees in radiology and medical X-ray analysis. They are typically utilized by doctors and orthopedists to scan and analyze bone health and soundness in a patient, and these tests are often associated with conditions such as osteoporosis; however, densitometry technicians also assist with other bone disorders and even certain types of cancer.

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Bone Densitometry Technician Tasks

  • 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.

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Experience Affects Bone Densitometry Technician Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 29%
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