Radiology Manager Salary
Job Description for Radiology Manager
Radiology managers are in charge of supervising radiology departments at medical institutions such as hospitals, healthcare centers, and medical offices. Duties performed by these managers include supervising staff members' work, ensuring the appropriate equipment is functional, making sure needed supplies are in stock, and directing their department to meet all organizational goals. In all tasks, radiology managers must meet departmental quality standards and relevant legal requirements (such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA). They help develop and implement new programs, procedures, and policies; they must also review them periodically and make any changes as needed. Additionally, managers provide guidance, feedback, and discipline to employees as necessary; they must also ensure all employees are properly trained.Read More...
Relevant education is required for this position, such as a bachelor's degree in clinical radiation science or completion of a two-year program at an accredited school of radiology technology. Extensive relevant experience is needed as well. Additionally, radiology managers must have appropriate certifications, such as those offered by the American Registry of Radiology Technologist. Additionally, radiology managers must have excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, and multitasking skills.
Radiology managers generally work full time in a medical setting; their hours may vary depending on their institution's needs.
Radiology Manager Tasks
- Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, participate in program or quality development.
- Oversee day-to-day operational activities of the radiology department.
- Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
- Ensure policies and procedures are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements .
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Popular Skills for Radiology Manager
Radiology Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Computed Tomography (CT) are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing mammography as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Picture Archival Computer System and People Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Computed Tomography also know Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Pay by Experience Level for Radiology Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $77K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $77K. Radiology Managers bring in $76K after working for 10 to 20 years. Radiology Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $87K.