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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 $17.17 per hour. Most Bone Densitometry Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although around one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and just over a half get dental coverage, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$12.37 - $24.21
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Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $24.21  
   
Overtime
$13.59 - $29.49  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
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$25,677 - $50,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 24%