Radiographic Technologist Salary

The average rate for a Radiographic Technologist is $23.39 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$44,890 - $55,441
$50K
MEDIAN: $50,082
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$15.64 - $29.67
$16
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $23.39
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$50,082  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,735 - $63,558  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.64 - $29.67  
   
Overtime
$36.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Total Pay (?
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$33,735 - $63,558  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Radiographic 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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Pay by Experience Level for Radiographic Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Radiographic Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Radiographic Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Radiographic Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Radiographic Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 9 salaries. A Radiographic Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Radiographic Technologist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Radiographic Technologist Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

Late-Career
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 24%