The average wage for a Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist is $31.01 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Total Pay (?
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$50,507 - $88,748
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MEDIAN: $68,642
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Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Total Pay (?
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$23.97 - $40.47
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,507 - $88,748  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $6,765  
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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$50,311 - $87,810  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$23.97 - $40.47  
   
Overtime
$30.41 - $59.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $6,765  
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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$50,311 - $87,810  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
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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
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Experienced
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National Average
$68,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salaries

Computed Tomography (CT)
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
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National Average
$68,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 35 votes.
Gender
Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 15%
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