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Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salary

Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent between two-thirds and three-fourths of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors. Salaries average out to around $92K per year and spread from $68K to $131K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$68,301 - $128,592
(Median)
$68K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,362
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$27.86 - $55.70
(Median)
$28
$37
$56
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,301 - $128,592  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,265  
Profit Sharing
$1,572 - $5,596  
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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$68,374 - $130,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.86 - $55.70  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.06  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,265  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,572 - $5,596  
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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$68,374 - $130,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.

Common Career Paths for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director


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For Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Radiology Director.

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Popular Skills for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director


Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Picture Archival Computer System and Computed Tomography. Most people who know 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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $84K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $83K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors make a median salary of $90K. 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 $103K.

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Experience Affects Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries


National Average
$92,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries



National Average
$92,000


Computed Tomography (CT)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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