Entry-Level Computed Tomography Technologists take home an average $24.00 per hour. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, roughly one in four claim no health benefits at all. More than half of Entry-Level Computed Tomography Technologists (61 percent) survey participants are women. For the most part, Entry-Level Computed Tomography Technologists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,000 - $63,871
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$35K
$49K
$64K
MEDIAN: $49,391
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$19.50 - $31.74
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$19
$24
$32
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,000 - $63,871  
   
Bonus
$198.20 - $1,461  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$40,486 - $67,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.50 - $31.74  
   
Overtime
$27.43 - $46.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$198.20 - $1,461  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$40,486 - $67,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 539

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,411

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Computed Tomography Technologists that is 36 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Computed Tomography Technologists will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+14 percent) and Phoenix (+4 percent). In Oklahoma City, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Salt Lake City (9 percent lower) and Knoxville (6 percent lower).

Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist Advice

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

Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist in Talladega:
"Patient's Behavior: Don't Take It Personal."
If you transport your own patients, take special care to protect your health and well being. Knees, the back and hamstring muscles can take a great deal of abuse when working alone.

Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist in St. Louis:
"I wish I had worked at a larger hospital for more experience."
Get your CT certification. Work somewhere that allows you to do a wide variety of exams.

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Skills That Affect Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist Salaries

Computed Tomography (CT)
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Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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