The average rate for an X-Ray Technologist is $20.44 per hour. A skill in Computed Tomography (CT) is associated with high pay for this job.
X-Ray Technologist Total Pay (?
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$29,900 - $75,139
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75K
MEDIAN: $48,751
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X-Ray Technologist Total Pay (?
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$14.89 - $28.04
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,900 - $75,139  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
Profit Sharing
$884 - $1,831  
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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$31,000 - $64,263  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.89 - $28.04  
   
Overtime
$24.31 - $49.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$884 - $1,831  
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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$31,000 - $64,263  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 335
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Job Description for X-Ray Technologist
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices for government regulations and patient safety.
  • As a trained technologist, operate radiology equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes under direction of a physician.
  • Explain process and position patient for scan; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • Review and evaluate film and images to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
Pay by Experience Level for X-Ray Technologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects X-Ray Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$45,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect X-Ray Technologist Salaries

Computed Tomography (CT)
up arrow 20%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
up arrow 7%
National Average
$45,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
20%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 30%
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