Average Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians make around $17.71 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and more than two-fifths have dental, too. Women make up the majority of Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians (66 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$27,645 - $59,265
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$12.16 - $24.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,645 - $59,265  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $5,128  
Profit Sharing
$1,050  
Total Pay (?
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$26,037 - $54,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $24.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.25  
Overtime
$16.60 - $38.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$98.63 - $5,128  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,050  
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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$26,037 - $54,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 702

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Key Stats for X-Ray Technician

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect X-Ray Technician Salaries

Computed Tomography (CT)
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Orthopedics
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National Average
$38,000

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
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Phlebotomy
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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