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Average Radiographer Salary in United Kingdom

£27,657
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£3,600
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The average salary for a Radiographer in United Kingdom is £27,657.
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£22k
MEDIAN
£28k
90%
£40k
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What Do Radiographers Do?

Radiographer Tasks
  • 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 The National Health Service (NHS), NHS Professionals and NHS Direct. Reported salaries are highest at BMI Healthcare where the average pay is £34,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include NHS Professionals, earning around £30,000. NHS Direct pays the lowest at around £22,002. The National Health Service (NHS) also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £26,860.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Radiographers?

Skills in Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Radiology, Radiography (X-ray) and Emergency/Trauma are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 £23,527 based on 560 salaries. An early career Radiographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,639 based on 3,728 salaries. A mid-career Radiographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,572 based on 1,568 salaries. An experienced Radiographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £36,697 based on 1,120 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £39,988.
Employees with Radiographer in their job title in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow earn an average of 26.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (26.5% more) and London, England (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bradford, England: West Yorkshire (13.2% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (11.5% less) and Birmingham, England: West Midlands (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,712 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.3%
Early Career
48.3%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
14.5%
Late Career
9.5%