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Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salary

The average wage for a Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist is $30.94 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$50,028 - $89,370
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MEDIAN: $67,924
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$24.64 - $41.51
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MEDIAN: $30
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Salary
$50,028 - $89,370  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,325  
Profit Sharing
$851 - $4,825  
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$51,349 - $89,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.64 - $41.51  
   
Overtime
$30.20 - $60.22  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,325  
   
Profit Sharing
$851 - $4,825  
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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$51,349 - $89,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 166
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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 7%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$68,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

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

Computed Tomography (CT)
up arrow 8%

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$68,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 15%