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CAT Scan Technologist Salary

An average CAT Scan Technologist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $27.60 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Female CAT Scan Technologists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (63 percent) are women. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Most CAT Scan Technologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$39,305 - $75,000
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$75K
MEDIAN: $56,052
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$21.59 - $35.15
(Median)
$22
$28
$35
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,305 - $75,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,002  
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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$45,096 - $74,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$21.59 - $35.15  
   
Overtime
$15.78 - $55.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,002  
   
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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$45,096 - $74,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 290

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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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CAT Scan Technologists' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Computed Tomography Scan Technologist. Median pay for Computed Tomography Scan Technologists is $55K.

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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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $51K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $55K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $62K in this role. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $61K.

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Experience Affects CAT Scan Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%
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