The average pay for a Radiographic Technologist is $23.22 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$44,002 - $54,137
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$47K
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MEDIAN: $46,942
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$15.48 - $29.06
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$23
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$46,942  
   
Total Pay (?
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$32,666 - $60,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.48 - $29.06  
   
Overtime
$34.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Total Pay (?
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$32,666 - $60,849  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Radiographic Technologist

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

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Experience Affects Radiographic Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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