Radiographer Salary

The average rate for a Radiographer is $21.02 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are mammography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$30,000 - $70,608
(Median)
$30K
$47K
$71K
MEDIAN: $46,539
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$15.73 - $27.89
(Median)
$16
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,000 - $70,608  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
Total Pay (?
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$33,953 - $62,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.73 - $27.89  
   
Overtime
$18.56 - $43.24  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
   
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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$33,953 - $62,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 513
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Job Description for Radiographer

A radiographer, or radiologic technologist, use x-rays of patients to help diagnose specific medical conditions and problems. They are also responsible for other types of radiographs, including CT scans, MRIs, and ultrasounds. It may also be in the radiographer's job description to operate other specialized equipment involving injected dyes and radiographic images of the vascular system.

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Radiographer Tasks

  • Effectively perform assigned radiography tasks and interpret results of inspections.
  • Ensure strict adherence to industry health guidelines as well as company radiation safety regulations.
  • Work with patients, explain testing procedure, and put them at ease through the x-ray process.
  • Fill out daily inspection reports, paperwork, and documentation as required.

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Pay by Experience Level for Radiographer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Radiographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Radiographer Salaries

mammography
up arrow 19%

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
up arrow 12%


National Average
$45,000

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 25%
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