Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salary

A Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist earns an average wage of $33.26 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$61,003 - $84,503
$74K
MEDIAN: $74,498
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$28.16 - $42.49
$28
$34
$42
MEDIAN: $33.68
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$0$91K
Salary $74,498
Bonus $800
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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$58,985 - $91,561
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $28.16 - $42.49
Overtime $44.60 - $62.03
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $800
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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$58,985 - $91,561
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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Job Description for Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

Lead magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technologists are responsible for handling and utilizing resonance and imaging equipment, facilitating MRI testing, and providing results to health care specialists. They must handle this equipment in a safe manner to prevent accidents, and they use protective gear such as gloves, medical coats, and goggles. They typically lead a group of professionals to provide these scans for patients and should be able to oversee a successful team environment.

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Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Tasks

  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Review and evaluate computer generated information to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Explain procedure to patient, position and immobilize patient on exam table and observe during scan under direction of physician.
  • Operate magnetic resonance imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Lead and mentor the MRI team.

Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 38 salaries. A Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 18 salaries.

Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist?

Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist in Fultondale:
"Performing CT & MRI Simultaneously."
Pros: It can be very challenging at times & I love a good challenge.
Cons: Stress level can be very high at times performing two modalities simultaneously while answering phones and copying discs and don't forget all of the paperwork!

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Key Stats for Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
$72,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Salaries

National Average
$72,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 20%
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