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

For Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators, annual average wages total $68K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men make up a slight majority of Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Most Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$50,384 - $93,464
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$50K
$68K
$93K
MEDIAN: $67,879
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$17.92 - $38.19
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$18
$26
$38
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$50,384 - $93,464  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,089  
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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$43,333 - $91,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$17.92 - $38.19  
   
Overtime
$27.60 - $61.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,089  
   
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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$43,333 - $91,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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 usually report a few specific skills. Radiology Information Systems and Picture Archival Computer System are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 5 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $60K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $69K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $72K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home 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 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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