Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salary

Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians take home an average $16.90 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and just under a half receive dental plans. Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,603 - $56,145
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $40,044
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$12.14 - $24.28
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,603 - $56,145  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $988  
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$25,661 - $52,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $24.28  
   
Overtime
$17.58 - $38.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $988  
   
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$25,661 - $52,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 838
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Skills That Affect X-Ray Technician Salaries

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
up arrow 6%

Computed Tomography (CT)
up arrow 5%

Radiology
up arrow 3%

National Average
$37,000

Orthopedics
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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