Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salary

Three-fourths of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $69K to $132K per year, and the average comes out to $94K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$68,222 - $129,584
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$68K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,507
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$28.62 - $55.70
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MEDIAN: $37.00
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Salary
$68,222 - $129,584  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,166  
Profit Sharing
$1,587 - $5,546  
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$69,073 - $131,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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Hourly Rate
$28.62 - $55.70  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.06  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,166  
   
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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$69,073 - $131,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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


Job skills reported by Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors are limited. 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. It is often found that people who know Budget Management are also skilled 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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $87K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $82K. For Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $90K. Professionals who achieve more than 20 years of experience generally enjoy cushy salaries; their median compensation sits in the ballpark of $104K, a plump six-figure sum.

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Experience Affects Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries


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$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 35 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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