Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Entry-Level X-Ray Technician is $16.56 per hour. A skill in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Total Pay (?
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$24,809 - $54,635
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MEDIAN: $39,315
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Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.04 - $23.66
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,809 - $54,635  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,086  
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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$25,329 - $52,188  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 817
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $23.66  
   
Overtime
$18.99 - $38.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,086  
   
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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$25,329 - $52,188  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 817
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Houston
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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National Average
$36,000
Dallas
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Memphis
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Tampa
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Nashville
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salaries

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
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Computed Tomography (CT)
up arrow 8%
Radiology
up arrow 2%
Orthopedics
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National Average
$36,000

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Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 27%
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