A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist earns an average wage of $29.25 per hour.

$42,878 - $82,721
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$43K
$61K
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MEDIAN: $61,105
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$22.63 - $39.15
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$23
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,878 - $82,721  
   
Bonus
$5.21 - $5,872  
Total Pay (?
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$47,065 - $82,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.63 - $39.15  
   
Overtime
$15.26 - $52.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5.21 - $5,872  
   
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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$47,065 - $82,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 395
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Job Description for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technicians are medical professionals who have specialized training in their field. MRI technicians work in hospitals or diagnostic imaging centers, and they use MRI equipment to take detailed pictures of structures inside of the human body. These pictures are then used to diagnose diseases and other various illness.

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Tasks

  • Operate magnetic resonance imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • Explain procedure to patient, position and immobilize patient on exam table and observe during scan under direction of physician.
  • 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 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salaries



National Average
$62,000



Skills That Affect Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salaries

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$62,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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