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Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salary

Average Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians make around $16.83 per hour. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by just under a half. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,349 - $55,778
(Median)
$25K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,863
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$11.98 - $24.16
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,349 - $55,778  
   
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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$25,155 - $52,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $24.16  
   
Overtime
$17.64 - $37.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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).
)
$25,155 - $52,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 663

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salaries

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
up arrow 10%

Computed Tomography (CT)
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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
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 30%