X-Ray Technician (Certified) Salary (United States)

The average wage for an X-Ray Technician (Certified) is $16.23 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
X-Ray Technician (Certified) Total Pay (?
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$25,532 - $60,820
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,558
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X-Ray Technician (Certified) Total Pay (?
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$10.50 - $24.27
(Median)
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24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,532 - $60,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
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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$23,227 - $52,789  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.50 - $24.27  
   
Overtime
$2.30 - $40.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
   
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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$23,227 - $52,789  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Job Description for X-Ray Technician (Certified)
  • Explain process and position patient for x-ray; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • Determine patients' x-ray needs by reading instructions from physician.
  • Perform basic general x-rays of the chest, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, knee, foot or ankle under supervision of physician.
  • Use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff.
  • Process exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods.

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Experience Affects X-Ray Technician (Certified) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 31%
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