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Bone Densitometry Technician Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Bone Densitometry Technicians in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $16.82 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. One-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$12.87 - $24.59
(Median)
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Hourly Rate
$12.87 - $24.59  
   
Overtime
$13.91 - $28.79  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.26 - $103.65  
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$26,732 - $51,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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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 10%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 25%
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