X-Ray Technologist Salary

The average rate for an X-Ray Technologist is $22.65 per hour. A skill in Computed Tomography (CT) is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,295 - $70,000
$36K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,198
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50%
90%

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$17.19 - $31.41
$17
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.33
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$0$70K
Salary $36,295 - $70,000
Bonus $495.79
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$36,031 - $67,168
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $17.19 - $31.41
Overtime $21.82 - $44.73
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $495.79
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$36,031 - $67,168
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 266

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Job Description for X-Ray Technologist

X-ray technologists work at hospitals, private practices, and other health care organizations, taking X-rays of patients to help health care professionals identify any issues that may exist and analyze patients' progress. Some ways X-rays are used include analyzing broken bones, performing mammograms, analyzing bone diseases, investigating heart problems, and looking at teeth for dental exams.

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X-Ray Technologist Tasks

  • 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.
  • Explain process and position patient for scan; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • 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.

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X-Ray Technologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for X-Ray Technologist

Pay by Experience for an X-Ray Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level X-Ray Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An X-Ray Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced X-Ray Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 74 salaries. An X-Ray Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 36 salaries.

X-Ray Technologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a X-Ray Technologist?

X-Ray Technologist in New York:
"Food."
Pros: Busy all the time, and very fast pace.
Cons: Negativity , not a lot of commons sense.

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Key Stats for X-Ray Technologist

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects X-Ray Technologist Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$49,000

▼3%

▼12%

Skills That Affect X-Ray Technologist Salaries

Computed Tomography (CT)
▲23%

National Average
$49,000

▼2%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%
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