A Mammography Technician earns an average wage of $24.97 per hour.

$47,500 - $59,933
(Median)
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$54K
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MEDIAN: $54,000
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$17.88 - $32.21
(Median)
$18
$25
$32
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$54,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$38,271 - $64,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$17.88 - $32.21  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$38,271 - $64,811  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Mammography Technician

  • Review and evaluate developed mammograms or other digital breast images for clarity.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan.
  • Operate mammography unit to produce images of the breasts for diagnostic purposes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mammography Technician

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

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Experience Affects Mammography Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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