The average wage for a Licensed Radiologic Technologist is $22.82 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are mammography and Interventional Radiology.

$26,962 - $87,840
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MEDIAN: $52,010
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$15.81 - $31.26
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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$26,962 - $87,840  
   
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$1,000  
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$33,976 - $70,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Hourly Rate
$15.81 - $31.26  
   
Overtime
$16.50 - $60.00  
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$33,976 - $70,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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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

  • 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.
  • Explain process and position patient for scan; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • 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.

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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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Experience Affects Licensed Radiologic Technologist Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Licensed Radiologic Technologist Salaries

mammography
up arrow 26%

Interventional Radiology
up arrow 15%

up arrow 7%


Radiology
up arrow 3%

Emergency/Trauma
0%

National Average
$48,000

Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)
up arrow 2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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