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CAT Scan Technologist Salary

CAT Scan Technologists in the United States can expect wages of $27.52 per hour on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most CAT Scan Technologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. Female CAT Scan Technologists survey participants are more prevalent than men — 62 percent of professionals. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$39,594 - $74,050
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$40K
$57K
$74K
MEDIAN: $56,851
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$21.63 - $35.12
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$22
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$35
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,594 - $74,050  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$45,226 - $74,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$21.63 - $35.12  
   
Overtime
$15.66 - $54.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
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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$45,226 - $74,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 285

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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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $51K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $55K. CAT Scan Technologists see a median salary of $62K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects CAT Scan Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%