CAT Scan Technologist Salary

CAT Scan Technologists in the United States pull down an average of $27.67 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The majority of CAT Scan Technologists (65 percent) who took the survey are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$40,932 - $74,152
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$74K
MEDIAN: $58,451
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$21.62 - $35.19
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$22
$28
$35
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,932 - $74,152  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
Total Pay (?
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$45,281 - $74,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$21.62 - $35.19  
   
Overtime
$15.66 - $55.33  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
   
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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$45,281 - $74,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 292
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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

  • 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $51K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $56K. CAT Scan Technologists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $62K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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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 5%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 16%
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