CAT Scan Technologist Salary (United States)

The average CAT Scan Technologist in the United States earns approximately $27.08 per hour. Most people in this field enjoy health coverage; most receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision insurance. CAT Scan Technologists are largely women, dominating the profession at 64 percent. Work is enjoyable for the better half of CAT Scan Technologists who claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies 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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Total Pay (?
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$44,733 - $74,396  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$21.44 - $35.29  
   
Overtime
$16.49 - $57.66  
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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  
PayScale
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 CAT Scan Technologists, level of experience is overall a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation—more experience does not yield dramatically higher pay—and pay raises are largely incremental. Salaries can reach $55K from $51K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $60K after 10 to 20 years. After two decades on the job, CAT Scan Technologists see salary growth dwindle, averaging $63K. 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
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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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%
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