Lead Radiologic Technologist Salary

Median pay for Lead Radiologic Technologists in the United States is around $27.54 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Lead Radiologic Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Lead Radiologic Technologists survey respondents are women (71 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$47,757 - $79,855
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$62K
$80K
MEDIAN: $62,103
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$20.34 - $35.89
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MEDIAN: $27.52
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$0$79K
Salary $47,757 - $79,855
Bonus $750
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$43,160 - $77,286
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $20.34 - $35.89
Overtime $29.59 - $55.03
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $750
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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$43,160 - $77,286
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 148

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Job Description for Lead Radiologic Technologist

Typically working alongside and assisting radiologists, a lead radiologic technologist performs the regular duties required of technicians in this field. This person also will typically be the person who helps supervise and train other radiologic techs. Additionally, this person helps resolve any issues between this staff and radiologists, RN's, and other medical professionals in a hospital or clinic.

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Lead Radiologic Technologist Tasks

  • Assign, monitor and review progress and accuracy of work and provides technical guidance.
  • Leads team in the radiology technologist procedures of the department.
  • Review and evaluate film and images to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Lead Radiologic Technologist


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Many Lead Radiologic Technologists move into Radiology Manager roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $71K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Radiologic Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Lead Radiologic Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Radiologic Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Radiologic Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Lead Radiologic Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 84 salaries. A Lead Radiologic Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 41 salaries.

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Key Stats for Lead Radiologic Technologist

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Lead Radiologic Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$60,000

▼1%

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Lead Radiologic Technologist Salaries

Interventional Radiology
▲30%

Scheduling
▲13%

Training
▲11%

Team Leadership
▲5%

Computed Tomography (CT)
▲4%

Picture Archival Computer System (PACS)
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼7%

Safety Compliance
▼8%

Radiology
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 8%
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