Radiologist Technologist Salary
For Radiologist Technologists, hourly average wages total $19.97 per hour. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Radiologist Technologists — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Radiologist Technologists (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Job Description for Radiologist 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 Radiologist Technologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Radiologist Technologists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $42K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $42K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. As Radiologist Technologists reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $58K.