Radiography Technologist Salary

A Radiography Technologist earns an average wage of $21.00 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,273 - $49,585
$20K
$38K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,800
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50%
90%

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$14.58 - $29.90
$15
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$20,273 - $49,585  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,166 - $60,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $29.90  
   
Overtime
$31.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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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$29,166 - $60,912  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Radiography Technologist

Radiography technologists usually operate an imaging machine, such as an x-ray machine, to diagnose injuries and diseases. They may also play a role in monitoring certain conditions and any progress made towards healing.

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Radiography Technologist Tasks

  • 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 Radiography Technologist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Radiography Technologist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲18%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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