Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salary

More than two-thirds of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $69K to $141K per year, but median earnings come to around $100K per year. Final cash compensation to Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors varies from around $69K to approximately $141K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $8K, respectively. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. Men working as Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$71,726 - $143,127
$72K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $100,090
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$21.55 - $62.04
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$62
MEDIAN: $36.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,726 - $143,127  
   
Bonus
$981 - $12,329  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,891  
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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$68,709 - $140,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$21.55 - $62.04  
   
Overtime
$45.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$981 - $12,329  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,891  
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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$68,709 - $140,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Job Description for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director

Radiology/diagnostic imaging directors hold an "advanced" position which requires managing others, so prior management experience, perhaps several years, is highly beneficial for applicants for this position. A radiology degree and licensing are generally required, as is a basic cardiac life support certification.

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Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Tasks

  • Assure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee, plan and direct the diagnostic imaging program.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Plan and direct the radiology department overall operation to ensure quality patient safety and care.

Common Career Paths for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director


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At the upper end, Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors who move into a Chief Operating Officer role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Chief Operating Officers is a much higher $139K per year.

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Popular Skills for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, and Picture Archival Computer System (PACS) are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Computed Tomography. Most people skilled in Budget Management are similarly competent in 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.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $86K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience report earning less ($84K) on average. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $102K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $106K.

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Key Stats for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
46%
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Experience Affects Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$99,000

▼13%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries


▲2%

National Average
$99,000


Nuclear Medicine
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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