Radiographer Salary

The average rate for a Radiographer is $21.11 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are mammography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$29,837 - $74,124
$30K
$46K
$74K
MEDIAN: $46,154
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50%
90%

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$16.20 - $28.87
$16
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $21.61
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50%
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$0$74K
Salary $29,837 - $74,124
Bonus $206.08 - $5,817
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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$34,337 - $65,427
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $16.20 - $28.87
Overtime $19.49 - $43.37
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $206.08 - $5,817
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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$34,337 - $65,427
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 477

Job Description for Radiographer

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 different from radiologists; radiographers normally create diagnostic imaging before giving them to another medical professional for interpretation, while radiologists may be involved in both imaging and interpretation.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Radiographer


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Popular Skills for Radiographer

Pay by Experience Level for Radiographer

Pay by Experience for a Radiographer has a positive trend. An entry-level Radiographer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 361 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Radiographer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 152 salaries. An experienced Radiographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 120 salaries. A Radiographer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 60 salaries.

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Key Stats for Radiographer

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Radiographer Salaries

▲30%

▲6%

▲5%

National Average
$46,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Radiographer Salaries

mammography
▲17%

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
▲8%

Radiographer
▲3%


National Average
$46,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%