Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist Salary

The average rate for a Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist is $28.70 per hour.

$48,539 - $94,244
$49K
$66K
$94K
MEDIAN: $66,009
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$21.37 - $36.58
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MEDIAN: $28.19
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$0$94K
Salary $48,539 - $94,244
Bonus $1,750
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$45,191 - $82,106
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $21.37 - $36.58
Hourly Tips $2.00
Overtime $16.34 - $59.91
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $1,750
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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$45,191 - $82,106
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 158

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Job Description for Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist

A computer tomography scan technologist works under a radiologist and operates cat scanners in order to gain cross-sectional, internal imaging of patients. This position is usually carried out in a private practice or a hospital. It is important to be able to carry out the job according to established protocol and to document all work correctly. The technologist will manipulate the images so that they can be easily interpreted by a radiologist.

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Computed Tomography (CT) 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computed Tomography (CT) 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 60 salaries. An experienced Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 74 salaries. A Computed Tomography (CT) 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 $69,000 based on 48 salaries.

Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist?

Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist in Toledo:
"Radiography Jobs are Few and Far Between."
Job openings in X-ray, CT, MRI are fairly rare today (2015) in the Toledo area. The market is saturated from several local schools pumping out graduates. When I started school, in 2004, the hospitals were paying out bonuses for new hires, now new graduates are waiting a year or more before finding a position. The market may be better elsewhere, but it is stagnant in the NW Ohio and SE Michigan area.

Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist in Troy:
"I wish more modalities had been an option when I started."
Make sure that you will receive a raise up passing the ARRT registry for Computed Tomography before taking the exam.

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Key Stats for Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist Salaries


National Average
$60,000

Radiology
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 16%
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