Medical Radiation Technologist Salary

A Medical Radiation Technologist earns an average wage of $21.75 per hour.

$19.89 - $25.43
$22
MEDIAN: $21.75
50%

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Job Description for Medical Radiation Technologist

  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • Review and evaluate film and images to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Explain process and position patient for scan; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices for government regulations and patient safety.
  • As a trained technologist, operate radiology equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes under direction of a physician.

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Key Stats for Medical Radiation Technologist

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
13%
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 100%
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