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Bone Densitometry Technician Salary

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.

$12.78 - $24.47
(Median)
$13
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$13.91 - $28.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.26 - $103.65  
Total Pay (?
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$26,541 - $51,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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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.

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Experience Affects Bone Densitometry Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 24%