Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salary

A Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist earns an average wage of $33.64 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$54,362 - $89,865
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MEDIAN: $80,589
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$27.42 - $41.71
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MEDIAN: $33.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$54,362 - $89,865  
   
Bonus
$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$57,032 - $89,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$27.42 - $41.71  
   
Overtime
$41.22 - $63.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$400.00  
   
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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$57,032 - $89,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Job Description for Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

Lead magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technologists are responsible for handling and utilizing resonance and imaging equipment, facilitating MRI testing, and providing results to health care specialists. They must handle this equipment in a safe manner to prevent accidents, and they use protective gear such as gloves, medical coats, and goggles. They typically lead a group of professionals to provide these scans for patients and should be able to oversee a successful team environment.

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Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Tasks

  • 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.
  • Explain procedure to patient, position and immobilize patient on exam table and observe during scan under direction of physician.
  • Operate magnetic resonance imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Lead and mentor the MRI team.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

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

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Key Stats for Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼6%

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


National Average
$72,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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