Licensed Radiologic Technologist Salary

The average wage for a Licensed Radiologic Technologist is $22.74 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Interventional Radiology and mammography.

$26,379 - $82,434
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$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $52,011
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$16.45 - $31.07
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MEDIAN: $22.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$26,379 - $82,434  
   
Bonus
$725  
Total Pay (?
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$34,587 - $68,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.45 - $31.07  
   
Overtime
$22.18 - $52.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$725  
   
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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$34,587 - $68,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 237

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Job Description for Licensed Radiologic Technologist

Licensed radiologic technologists are responsible for performing radiologic exams and routine x-ray exams, and analyzing all results, for patients. Those in this position follow strict safety and privacy protocols, have advanced skills with radiologic equipment and tools to properly diagnose illnesses, operate basic computer equipment, and are knowledgeable of calibration of various radiologic devices. They maintain regular contact with providers of radiology supplies and defer all issues with patient care or equipment to the appropriate radiology manager. They must also be able to stand for long periods of time and lift heavy objects on a regular basis.

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Licensed Radiologic Technologist Tasks

  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • Review and evaluate film and images to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Explain process and position patient for scan; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices for government regulations and patient safety.
  • As a trained technologist, operate radiology equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes under direction of a physician.

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Radiologic Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Licensed Radiologic Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensed Radiologic Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 125 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensed Radiologic Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Licensed Radiologic Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 61 salaries. A Licensed Radiologic Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 45 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Licensed Radiologic Technologist?

Licensed Radiologic Technologist in Fresno:
"I'm good with strangers."
Pros: I like always meeting new people. I can always make my patient smile. I enjoy making attention feel comfortable for the exam. I work in brand new office building with state of art equipment. I work Monday through Friday- weekends off.
Cons: I don't always like the people I work for or with.

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Key Stats for Licensed Radiologic Technologist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Licensed Radiologic Technologist Salaries

▲13%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$48,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Licensed Radiologic Technologist Salaries

Interventional Radiology
▲15%

mammography
▲11%


▲5%

▲2%

Emergency/Trauma
▼0%

National Average
$48,000


▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 26%