Radiation Diagnostic Technologist Salary

A Radiation Diagnostic Technologist earns an average salary of $47,963 per year.

$34,760 - $59,403
MEDIAN: $47,127

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Job Description for Radiation Diagnostic Technologist

  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • Review and evaluate film and images to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Explain process and position patient for scan; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices for government regulations and patient safety.
  • As a trained technologist, operate radiology equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes under direction of a physician.

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Key Stats for Radiation Diagnostic Technologist

1-4 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Years of Experience

1-4 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits