Mammography Technician Salary

A Mammography Technician earns an average wage of $24.96 per hour.

$18.06 - $30.79
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MEDIAN: $24.96
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$18.06 - $30.79  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
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$38,090 - $63,284  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Mammography Technician

  • Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan.
  • Operate mammography unit to produce images of the breasts for diagnostic purposes.
  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mammography Technician

Pay by Experience for a Mammography Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Mammography Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mammography Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Mammography Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 8 salaries. A Mammography Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Mammography Technician

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Mammography Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 67%