Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salary

Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — close to three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $68K to $132K per year, median earnings come to $93K per year. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and the greater part get vision insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors. Women Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$67,566 - $129,488
(Median)
$68K
$93K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,078
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$28.71 - $55.62
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$29
$37
$56
MEDIAN: $36.00
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Salary
$67,566 - $129,488  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,166  
Profit Sharing
$1,587 - $5,546  
Total Pay (?
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$68,427 - $131,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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Hourly Rate
$28.71 - $55.62  
   
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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$68,427 - $131,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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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Many Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors move into a Radiology Director role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Radiology Directors on average bring in a similar salary to Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Directors.

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Popular Skills for Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director


Typical 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 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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $86K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $82K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $90K in this role. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $104K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director Salaries


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$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 36 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%
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