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

Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $67K annually. Male Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$50,340 - $93,043
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$50K
$67K
$93K
MEDIAN: $67,497
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$18.45 - $38.38
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$50,340 - $93,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,093  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $2,000  
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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$44,040 - $91,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$18.45 - $38.38  
   
Overtime
$27.81 - $60.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,093  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $2,000  
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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$44,040 - $91,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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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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Survey takers who work as Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators typically report just a few professional skills. Radiology Information Systems and Picture Archival Computer System are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 15 percent and 8 percent, respectively. Picture Archival Computer System and Radiology Information Systems are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $60K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $69K. On average, Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators make $72K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $71K 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%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$65,000

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

Radiology Information Systems (RIS)
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National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%