Bone Densitometry Technician Salary

Median pay for Bone Densitometry Technicians in the United States is around $19.22 per hour. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 88 percent of Bone Densitometry Technicians are female. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part.

$33,240 - $61,224
$47K
MEDIAN: $47,000
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$14.34 - $25.96
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.89
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$0$61K
Salary $47,000
Total Pay (?
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$29,858 - $58,709
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.34 - $25.96
Overtime $41.50
Annual Data $0$58K
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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$29,858 - $58,709
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

Job Description for Bone Densitometry Technician

Bone densitometry technicians are specialized employees in radiology and medical X-ray analysis. They are typically utilized by doctors and orthopedists to scan and analyze bone health and soundness in a patient, and these tests are often associated with conditions such as osteoporosis; however, densitometry technicians also assist with other bone disorders and even certain types of cancer.

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Bone Densitometry Technician Tasks

  • Determine patients' x-ray needs by reading requests or instructions from physician and explain to patient.
  • Process bone density measurements using computer generated methods.
  • Use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff.
  • Perform procedures using bone density x-ray equipment under supervision of physician.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bone Densitometry Technician

Pay by Experience for a Bone Densitometry Technician has a neutral trend. An entry-level Bone Densitometry Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bone Densitometry Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Bone Densitometry Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 20 salaries. A Bone Densitometry Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Bone Densitometry Technician

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Bone Densitometry Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$40,000

Late-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 27%