The average wage for a Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist is $32.94 per hour.

$54,362 - $91,232
(Median)
$54K
$81K
$91K
MEDIAN: $80,642
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$27.69 - $41.51
(Median)
$28
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$42
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$54,362 - $91,232  
   
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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$57,581 - $89,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$27.69 - $41.51  
   
Overtime
$40.55 - $64.16  
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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$57,581 - $89,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

  • 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 7%

Experienced
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National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salaries

National Average
$70,000

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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