Mammography Technician Salary

A Mammography Technician earns an average wage of $25.64 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$18.76 - $35.82
(Median)
$19
$26
$36
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Hourly Rate
$18.76 - $35.82  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Total Pay (?
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$40,586 - $69,863  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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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Experience Affects Mammography Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 20%
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