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Licensed Radiologic Technologist Salary

The average wage for a Licensed Radiologic Technologist is $20.67 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Surgery and Emergency/Trauma.

$33,749 - $64,986
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $44,886
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$15.47 - $29.32
(Median)
$15
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,749 - $64,986  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,042  
Profit Sharing
$737 - $2,543  
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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$32,643 - $63,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.47 - $29.32  
   
Overtime
$15.16 - $45.67  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,042  
   
Profit Sharing
$737 - $2,543  
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).
)
$32,643 - $63,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 660

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Radiologic Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Licensed Radiologic Technologist Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Licensed Radiologic Technologist Salaries

Surgery
up arrow 16%




Radiology
up arrow 4%

Orthopedics
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National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 33%