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Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salary

Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $92K per year, but may range from $69K to $131K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Women make up a slight majority of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors (57 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$68,379 - $128,507
(Median)
$68K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,218
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$27.79 - $55.78
(Median)
$28
$37
$56
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,379 - $128,507  
   
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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$68,864 - $130,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.79 - $55.78  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$68,864 - $130,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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


Survey takers who work as Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Radiology, Computed Tomography, 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 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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $84K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $82K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors make a median salary of $89K. Veteran professionals who boast more than 20 years of relevant experience enjoy plum median salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $103K.

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Experience Affects Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries


National Average
$92,000


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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 37 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

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: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%
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