A CAT Scan Technologist earns an average wage of $30.18 per hour.
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$41,436 - $86,162
$41K
$64K
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MEDIAN: $64,161
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$22.89 - $39.10
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MEDIAN: $30.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,436 - $86,162  
   
Bonus
$275.00  
Total Pay (?
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$47,049 - $82,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$22.89 - $39.10  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $55.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$275.00  
   
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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$47,049 - $82,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 240

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Job Description for CAT Scan Technologist

A CAT scan technologist processes CAT scans and captures images. The technologist may also be expected to carry out general x-ray procedures. The work may be done in a clinical, hospital, or private practice environment. Sometimes, the environment may be stressful, as work may be done in cooperation with an emergency room.

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CAT Scan Technologist Tasks

  • Perform an array of computerized tomographic scanner processes.
  • Operate CT scanner to provide cross-sectional images and data for medical treatment and diagnosis.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan.
  • Calibrate, maintain and troubleshoot radiologic equipment.

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Key Stats for CAT Scan Technologist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects CAT Scan Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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