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.

$34,658 - $100,671
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$51K
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MEDIAN: $51,447
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$15.09 - $30.54
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,658 - $100,671  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$32,171 - $76,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.09 - $30.54  
   
Overtime
$25.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$32,171 - $76,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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.

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Experience Affects Radiologist Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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