Radiographic Technologist Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Radiographic Technologist is $20.39 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Radiographic Technologist Total Pay (?
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$13.38 - $27.68
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $27.68  
   
Overtime
$16.61 - $50.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,658 - $64,111  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Job Description for Radiographic Technologist

  • 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.
  • Explain process and position patient for scan; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Radiographic Technologist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

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Gender

Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 42%
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