Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salary

The average wage for a Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist is $32.02 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$58,247 - $89,829
(Median)
$58K
$70K
$90K
MEDIAN: $69,858
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$26.66 - $42.53
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$27
$32
$43
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$58,247 - $89,829  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,178  
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
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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$56,709 - $90,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$26.66 - $42.53  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $61.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,178  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
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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$56,709 - $90,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Job Description for Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

  • Operate magnetic resonance imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Lead and mentor the MRI team.
  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Review and evaluate computer generated information to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.

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Experience Affects Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$70,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salaries

Computed Tomography (CT)
up arrow 4%

National Average
$70,000

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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