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CAT Scan Technologist Salary (United States)

Hourly pay for CAT Scan Technologists in the United States typically comes in around $27.08 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair portion collect dental insurance. Most CAT Scan Technologists (64 percent) are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most CAT Scan Technologists. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
CAT Scan Technologist Salary (?
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$38,666 - $72,955
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MEDIAN: $56,749
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CAT Scan Technologist Salary (?
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$21.44 - $35.29
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$38,666 - $72,955  
   
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$0.00 - $996  
Total Pay (?
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$44,733 - $74,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$21.44 - $35.29  
   
Overtime
$16.49 - $57.66  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$0.00 - $996  
   
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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$44,733 - $74,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 286
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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. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $51K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $54K. CAT Scan Technologists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $60K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $63K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience. The majority of CAT Scan Technologists have only one to 10 years of practice in the field. Workers with 10 to 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with more than 20 years under their belt.

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Experience Affects CAT Scan Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$57,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 17%