CAT Scan Technologist Salary

The average CAT Scan Technologist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $30.08 per hour. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. More than half of CAT Scan Technologists (63 percent) survey participants are women. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,085 - $82,164
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MEDIAN: $62,049
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$22.96 - $39.00
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$0$82K
Salary $42,085 - $82,164
Bonus $275.00
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$47,722 - $81,901
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $22.96 - $39.00
Overtime $-0.49 - $54.94
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $275.00
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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$47,722 - $81,901
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 234

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Job Description for CAT Scan Technologist

A CAT scan technologist processes CAT scans and captures images. The technologist may also be expected to carry out general x-ray procedures. The work may be done in a clinical, hospital, or private practice environment. Sometimes, the environment may be stressful, as work may be done in cooperation with an emergency room.

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CAT Scan Technologist Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for CAT Scan Technologist


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CAT Scan Technologists who take on a higher-level position such as Computed Tomography Scan Technologist may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Computed Tomography Scan Technologists on average bring home $56K.

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Pay by Experience Level for CAT Scan Technologist

Pay by Experience for a CAT Scan Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level CAT Scan Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A CAT Scan Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 75 salaries. An experienced CAT Scan Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 120 salaries. A CAT Scan Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 58 salaries.

CAT Scan Technologist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a CAT Scan Technologist?

CAT Scan Technologist in Harlingen:
"Professional, technical skills needed."
Must know cross sectional anatomy as seen on C.T. Imagery. Competent in starting I.V.'s and patient relations. Profesional demeaner with a caring attitude, treat each patient as if they were your grandmother.

CAT Scan Technologist in San Diego:
"You're a highly paid cog in the wheel."
Learn all you can about different scanners and ways of doing things. Gleam off of others.

CAT Scan Technologist in Summerville:
Keep an updated resume.

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Key Stats for CAT Scan Technologist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects CAT Scan Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%
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