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.
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$26,732 - $51,384
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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.