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Special Procedures Radiology Technologist Salary

The average Special Procedures Radiology Technologist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $27.71 per hour. Earnings sit near $21.54 per hour on the lower side but can approach $36.52 on the higher side. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Special Procedures Radiology Technologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Female Special Procedures Radiology Technologists survey participants are more prevalent than men — 67 percent of professionals. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$40,524 - $73,901
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,524 - $73,901  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,169  
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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$45,310 - $81,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$21.54 - $36.52  
   
Overtime
$30.29 - $53.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,169  
   
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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$45,310 - $81,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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Job Description for Special Procedures Radiology Technologist

  • Perform specialized procedures; interventional and angiography procedures using digital and conventional techniques.
  • Operate radiologic and magnetic imaging equipment.
  • Explain procedure and monitor patients' conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices for government regulations and patient safety.
  • Review for clarity developed x-rays, video tape, or computer generated information for diagnostic purposes and physician interpretation.

Common Career Paths for Special Procedures Radiology Technologist


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Special Procedures Radiology Technologists who transition into an upper level Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technologist position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technologist makes $55K a year.

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Special Procedures Radiology Technologists who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Interventional Radiology and Radiology are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Many workers who know Interventional Radiology also know Radiology.

Pay by Experience Level for Special Procedures Radiology Technologist

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


Special Procedures Radiology Technologists with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $53K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $61K. On average, Special Procedures Radiology Technologists make $67K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $72K.

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Experience Affects Special Procedures Radiology Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Special Procedures Radiology Technologist Salaries

Interventional Radiology
up arrow 3%

Radiology
0%

National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%