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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. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Most Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$50,030 - $92,109
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MEDIAN: $66,689
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$18.37 - $39.30
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$50,030 - $92,109  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,717  
Profit Sharing
$968 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
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$43,409 - $90,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$18.37 - $39.30  
   
Overtime
$27.60 - $61.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,717  
   
Profit Sharing
$968 - $3,052  
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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$43,409 - $90,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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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 results show that Picture Archival Computer System & Radiology Information Systems Administrators typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with Radiology Information Systems and Picture Archival Computer System (PACS) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent and 10 percent, respectively. Those with knowledge of Picture Archival Computer System tend to be skilled in Radiology Information Systems as well.

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

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

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

Radiology Information Systems (RIS)
up arrow 26%


National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%