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

For Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators, annual average wages total $67K per year. Men working as Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,224 - $92,875
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$50K
$67K
$93K
MEDIAN: $67,307
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$17.92 - $38.30
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$26
$38
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$50,224 - $92,875  
   
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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$43,391 - $91,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$17.92 - $38.30  
   
Overtime
$27.60 - $61.20  
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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$43,391 - $91,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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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 7 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Many workers who know Picture Archival Computer System also know Radiology Information Systems.

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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $60K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $69K. For Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $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 $70K 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 8%

Mid-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 45 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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