Radiologic Technologist / Technician Salary

A Radiologic Technologist / Technician earns an average wage of $18.04 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.

$30,100 - $71,322
$30K
$45K
$71K
MEDIAN: $45,324
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50%
90%

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$12.22 - $26.50
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,100 - $71,322  
   
Bonus
$14,000  
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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$28,154 - $64,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $26.50  
   
Overtime
$30.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$14,000  
   
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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$28,154 - $64,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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
43 %
Male
57 %
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Radiologic Technologist / Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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