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CAT Scan Technologist Salary

Median pay for CAT Scan Technologists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $27.09 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. More than half of CAT Scan Technologists (64 percent) survey participants are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$38,530 - $73,659
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MEDIAN: $56,519
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$21.36 - $35.39
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$38,530 - $73,659  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $992  
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$44,585 - $74,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Hourly Rate
$21.36 - $35.39  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $58.55  
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$0.00 - $992  
   
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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$44,585 - $74,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 289
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Job Description for CAT Scan Technologist

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

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Pay by Experience Level for CAT Scan Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many CAT Scan Technologists, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $54K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $50K. CAT Scan Technologists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $61K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $62K on average.

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Experience Affects CAT Scan Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 17%