Registered X-ray Technician Salary

A Registered X-ray Technician earns an average wage of $20.75 per hour.

$14.49 - $26.74
(Median)
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$21
$27
MEDIAN: $20
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Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $26.74  
   
Overtime
$1.57 - $42.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,379 - $58,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Job Description for Registered X-ray Technician

X-ray technicians use technology to see the inside of the human body for medical purposes. X-ray technicians work with a wide variety of imaging technologies, such as fluoroscopy, film and digital mammography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized axial tomography (CT), and traditional x-ray machines. Some technicians specialize in the use of one or more types of this equipment, while others maintain general knowledge.

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Registered X-ray Technician Tasks

  • Explain process and position patient for x-ray; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • Determine patients' x-ray needs by reading instructions from physician.
  • Perform basic general x-rays of the chest, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, knee, foot or ankle under supervision of physician.
  • Use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff.
  • Process exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods.

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered X-ray Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Registered X-ray Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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