The average hourly pay for a Radiographer in Australia is AU$35.71.
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What Do Radiographers Do?
A radiographer works with medical imaging equipment (particularly X-rays) to create images of patients that a physician may use in diagnosing injuries and disease. They typically work in hospitals, large clinics or as part of a dedicated radiography business that sees referrals for these procedures. Radiographers prepare and set up equipment for each patient, as well as help keep the patient at ease throughout the process while creating medically useful images. Radiographers are typically differ…Read more
- Work with patients, explain testing procedure, and put them at ease through the x-ray process.
- Fill out daily inspection reports, paperwork, and documentation as required.
- Effectively perform assigned radiography tasks and interpret results of inspections.
- Ensure strict adherence to industry health guidelines as well as company radiation safety regulations.
Popular Employer Salaries for Radiographer
The top respondents for the job title Radiographer are from the companies Queensland Health, Queensland X-Ray and Imed Group. Reported salaries are highest at Queensland Health where the average pay is AU$41.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Queensland X-Ray, earning around AU$39.59. MIA pays the lowest at around AU$32.56. Imed Group also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$37.90.
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What Are Popular Skills for Radiographers?
Skills in Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Emergency/Trauma are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Radiology and Radiography (X-ray).
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Radiographers?
An entry-level Radiographer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$29.64 based on 816 salaries. An early career Radiographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$33.51 based on 5,472 salaries. A mid-career Radiographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$40.12 based on 2,032 salaries. An experienced Radiographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$43.21 based on 1,264 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$44.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Radiographer in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (10.6% more) and Gold Coast, Queensland (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (4.1% less), Adelaide, South Australia (3.8% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (3.1% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 9,664 survey responses.