Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist Salary (United States)

A Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist earns an average wage of $25.26 per hour. A skill in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is associated with high pay for this job.
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist Total Pay (?
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$41,209 - $73,393
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MEDIAN: $57,329
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Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist Total Pay (?
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$19.43 - $34.45
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$41,209 - $73,393  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $827  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $5,918  
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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$40,826 - $73,114  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.43 - $34.45  
   
Overtime
$24.33 - $52.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $827  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $5,918  
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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$40,826 - $73,114  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,271
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Job Description for Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist

A computed tomography (CT) technologist is a medical-imaging specialist who is responsible for running the equipment necessary to obtain images of clients needed by medical professionals providing care. CT technologists are directed by medical professionals to take an image of particular area of the patient.
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Computed Tomography (CT) 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 Difference By Location

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Denver
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$54,000
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Experience Affects Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist Salaries

National Average
$54,000

Skills That Affect Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist Salaries

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
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Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)
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Emergency/Trauma
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Computed Tomography (CT)
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Radiology
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National Average
$54,000

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Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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