Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salary

Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians pull down an average of $16.84 per hour. The majority of Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians (62 percent) who took the survey are women. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and just under a half claim dental coverage as well. For the most part, Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,594 - $55,542
(Median)
$26K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,744
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$12.16 - $23.87
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,594 - $55,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
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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$25,520 - $52,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $23.87  
   
Overtime
$17.76 - $38.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
   
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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$25,520 - $52,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 708
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salaries

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
up arrow 8%

Computed Tomography (CT)
up arrow 7%

Radiology
up arrow 4%

Orthopedics
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National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 30%
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