Entry-Level X-Ray Technician Salary

Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians take home an average $17.70 per hour. Female Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians survey participants are more prevalent than men — 64 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level X-Ray Technicians is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by just under a half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,474 - $59,143
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MEDIAN: $40,316
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$12.23 - $24.75
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MEDIAN: $17.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,474 - $59,143  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $4,983  
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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$26,005 - $53,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.23 - $24.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.25  
Overtime
$16.38 - $37.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$96.96 - $4,983  
   
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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$26,005 - $53,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 713

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Key Stats for X-Ray Technician

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 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)
▲5%

Radiology
▼0%

Orthopedics
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
▼1%

Phlebotomy
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 32%
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