The average Radiologist Technologist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $20.49 per hour. Women make up the vast majority of Radiologist Technologists (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most Radiologist Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,658 - $100,671
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MEDIAN: $51,447
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$15.06 - $30.92
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$34,658 - $100,671  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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$32,005 - $79,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Hourly Rate
$15.06 - $30.92  
   
Overtime
$9.07 - $49.66  
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$32,005 - $79,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Radiologist Technologist

Radiologist technologists work with a variety of patients and provide x-rays to patients with various health conditions. These x-rays produce images of bones, organs, tissues, and more, and some technologists specialize in one field that may include MRIs, CTs, and the like.

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Radiologist Technologist Tasks

  • 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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $43K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $43K. Radiologist Technologists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $58K.

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Key Stats for Radiologist Technologist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Radiologist Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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