Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)/Radiology Information Systems (RIS) Administrator Salary

An average Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $67K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Men make up a slight majority of Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators (57 percent) who responded to the survey. For the most part, Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$49,664 - $94,183
(Median)
$50K
$67K
$94K
MEDIAN: $67,324
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$17.97 - $37.88
(Median)
$18
$26
$38
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$49,664 - $94,183  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,165  
Profit Sharing
$1,011  
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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$41,478 - $92,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$17.97 - $37.88  
   
Overtime
$27.37 - $57.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,165  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,011  
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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$41,478 - $92,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)/Radiology Information Systems (RIS) Administrator

  • Develop, maintain, and repair PACS and RIS system, images, interfaces and databases.
  • Perform system administration duties of the medical images management system, PACS, and the radiology information system (RIS).
  • Assist in image workflow and database integrity for radiology staff and customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain knowledge of PACS and RIS advances and recommend upgrades to the system.
  • Test, maintain, and monitor the Medical Image System and Picture Archive System databases.

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Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators only report a few specific skills. Radiology Information Systems and Picture Archival Computer System are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Those with knowledge of Picture Archival Computer System tend to be skilled in Radiology Information Systems as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)/Radiology Information Systems (RIS) Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $58K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $69K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $72K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators report making only $68K on average.

Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)/Radiology Information Systems (RIS) Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as a Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)/Radiology Information Systems (RIS) Administrator?

Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)/Radiology Information Systems (RIS) Administrator in Ventura:
"Always Something New To Learn."
Pros: - There is always something new to learn. - Chance to optimize a tired old system. -
Cons: Having to deal with other outside offices who don't adhere to advice on operating procedures.

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Experience Affects Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)/Radiology Information Systems (RIS) Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)/Radiology Information Systems (RIS) Administrator Salaries


Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)
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National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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