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Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salary

Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians take home approximately $16.88 per hour on average. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by approximately one-half. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$25,544 - $55,746
(Median)
$26K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $40,052
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$12.06 - $24.06
(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
$25,544 - $55,746  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,013  
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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$25,351 - $52,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $24.06  
   
Overtime
$17.80 - $38.44  
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 - $1,013  
   
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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$25,351 - $52,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 675

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salaries

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
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Computed Tomography (CT)
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Radiology
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Orthopedics
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National Average
$37,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 29%
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