Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salary

Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians take home an average $16.86 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and just under one-half receive dental plans. Women make up the majority of Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians (62 percent) who completed the questionnaire. For the most part, Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,085 - $55,542
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$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,681
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$12.13 - $23.89
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$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,085 - $55,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
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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$25,422 - $52,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.13 - $23.89  
   
Overtime
$17.79 - $38.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
   
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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$25,422 - $52,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 703
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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 6%

Radiology
up arrow 3%

Orthopedics
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National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 29%
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