Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salary (United States)

The majority of Radiology Directors in the United States—somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths—boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $66,661 to $126,765 per year and typically amount to $89,254 per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and most earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Radiology Directors (57 percent). Work is enjoyable for Radiology Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
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 (?
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: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.44 - $56.74  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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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

Survey takers who work as Radiology Directors report a focused set of job skills. Budget Management and Radiology are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 13 percent and 5 percent respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Picture Archival Computer System (PACS). Most people familiar with Budget Management also know 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.
Radiology Directors do not generally earn higher salaries from more experience in the field—in most many but not all cases, experience is not a driving force behind pay increase. Pay increases slowly at first for Radiology Directors, with starting salaries of $83K reaching $84K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $88K. Wages do not stop growing after 20 years on the job but they do accelerate at a slower rate, and Radiology Directors tend to earn $100K at this point in time. Radiology Directors with more than 20 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with 10 to 20 years and one to 10 years.

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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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