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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.

$18.76 - $35.82
(Median)
$19
$26
$36
MEDIAN: $25.00
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$18.76 - $35.82  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$40,722 - $70,480  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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 14%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 19%
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