Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salary (United States)

Radiology Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt—about three-quarters have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $66,661 to $126,765 per year, typical earnings come to $89,254 per year. Generous benefits are a perk in this profession; most claim both medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision coverage. Men are barely outnumbered by their female counterparts, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Radiology Directors who claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salary (?
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$67,664 - $123,889
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $89,116
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Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salary (?
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$27.44 - $56.74
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,664 - $123,889  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$1,587 - $5,546  
Total Pay (?
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$66,661 - $126,765  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 224
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.44 - $56.74  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.63  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,587 - $5,546  
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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$66,661 - $126,765  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director

  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional, clinical, state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Plan and direct the radiology department overall operation to ensure quality patient safety and care.
  • Oversee staff operations, business plans for services and budget management.
  • Maintain technical knowledge specific to the latest advances and procedures in radiology.
  • Oversee, plan and direct the diagnostic imaging program.

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Popular Skills for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director

Radiology Directors usually report a few specific skills. Budget Management and Radiology are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 13 percent and 5 percent respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Picture Archival Computer System (PACS). For most people, competency in Budget Management indicates knowledge of Picture Archival Computer System (PACS).

Pay by Experience Level for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Radiology Directors, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Early in their career, Radiology Directors do not see a dramatic shift in salary; typically starting at $83K, pay reaches $84K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $88K after 10 to 20 years. Wages continue to grow, though somewhat marginally, for Radiology Directors after 20 years in the field, and salaries border $100K. The majority of Radiology Directors have only more than 20 years of practice in the field. Workers with 10 to 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with one to 10 years under their belt.

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Experience Affects Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries

National Average
$89,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries

National Average
$89,000
Computed Tomography (CT)
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 12%
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