The average rate for a Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist is $27.86 per hour.

$47,249 - $84,964
(Median)
$47K
$59K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,436
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$21.53 - $35.71
(Median)
$22
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$47,249 - $84,964  
   
Bonus
$1,075  
Total Pay (?
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$45,298 - $76,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$21.53 - $35.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$31.94 - $58.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,075  
   
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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$45,298 - $76,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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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

  • 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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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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Experience Affects Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Technologist Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Computed Tomography (CT)
up arrow 1%

Radiology
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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