Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salary

Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with a little under three-quarters bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $93K annually on average but can range from $69K to $132K per year. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Women make up a slight majority of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors (53 percent) survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$68,068 - $129,780

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$28.62 - $55.70

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Salary
$68,068 - $129,780  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,181  
Profit Sharing
$1,555 - $4,112  
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$68,965 - $132,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
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Hourly Rate
$28.62 - $55.70  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $72.38  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,181  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,555 - $4,112  
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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$68,965 - $132,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | 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

  • 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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Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Radiology Director. Median pay for Radiology Directors is $90K.

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Popular Skills for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director


Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Radiology, Computed Tomography, and Picture Archival Computer System (PACS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Picture Archival Computer System and Computed Tomography. Most people experienced in 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $87K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $82K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $91K. Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $104K.

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Experience Affects Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries


National Average
$93,000


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Skills That Affect Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries



National Average
$93,000

Computed Tomography (CT)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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