Medical Radiation Technologist Salary

A Medical Radiation Technologist earns an average wage of $23.50 per hour.

$20.35 - $30.52
$25
MEDIAN: $25.00
50%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$25.00  
   
Overtime
$63.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Total Pay (?
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$40,835 - $78,510  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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
30%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 50%
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