Radiologic Technologist / Technician Salary

A Radiologic Technologist / Technician earns an average wage of $19.46 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$29,900 - $72,023
$30K
$46K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,382
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$12.44 - $27.37
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$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.84
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,900 - $72,023  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,488 - $63,729  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $27.37  
   
Overtime
$33.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$28,488 - $63,729  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Radiologic Technologist / Technician

  • 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 Radiologic Technologist / Technician

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Radiologic Technologist / Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 27%
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