$49,157
Avg. Salary
$22.72
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$712

Bonus

$1,300

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Radiology Technologist is $22.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Radiology Technologist is $49,157 per year.

$17.21
10%
$22.72
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$31.12
90%
MEDIAN $22.72
$31k
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$49k
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$73k
90%
MEDIAN $49,157
$30,778 - $73,349
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MEDIAN: $49,157
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$17.21 - $31.12
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$0$73K
Salary $30,778 - $73,349
Bonus $193 - $3,606
Profit Sharing $1,300
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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$35,627 - $67,059
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 315
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $17.21 - $31.12
Hourly Tips $3.31
Overtime $21.71 - $47.81
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $193 - $3,606
Profit Sharing $1,300
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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$35,627 - $67,059
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,897

Job Description for Radiology Technologist

A radiology technologist works in a clinical environment (such as a hospital) that uses x-rays, radiological equipment, and fluroscoping equipment. They work alongside clinicians and doctors to ensure that the physicians receive necessary diagnostic imaging required to administer treatment. They also work with with patients in a friendly, compassionate manner as they get the equipment poised to shoot at the proper angles while causing the least amount of discomfort possible.

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Radiology Technologist Pay By Employer

$0$59K

$49,570

HCA, Inc.
9 profiles
$46,992

Common Career Paths for Radiology Technologist


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At the upper end, Radiology Technologists who move into a Radiology Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Radiology Managers is a much higher $71K per year. The most common career progression for Radiology Technologists leads to becoming a Computed Tomography Technologist, where average pay is $55K annually. However, many Radiology Technologists also opt to become Licensed Radiologic Technologists. Typically, a Licensed Radiologic Technologist brings home $44K.

Radiology Technologist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Radiology Technologist


Radiology Technologists report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Bone Density, mammography, Computed Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 19 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Orthopedics. Most people skilled in Picture Archival Computer System are similarly competent in Operating Room / OR.

Pay by Experience Level for Radiology Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Radiology Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Radiology Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 674 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Radiology Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 369 salaries. An experienced Radiology Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 331 salaries. A Radiology Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 150 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

10%

3%

-3%

-4%

-7%

National Average: $47,880

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 46 percent, Radiology Technologists in San Diego receive some of the highest pay in the country. Radiology Technologists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Las Vegas (+32 percent), Baltimore (+27 percent), Boston (+23 percent), and Los Angeles (+15 percent). With compensation 18 percent below the national average, Oklahoma City is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Colorado Springs (13 percent lower) and Miami (7 percent lower).

Radiology Technologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Radiology Technologist?

Radiology Technologist in Truth or Consequences:
"I love my job and my co workers."
Pros: The people I work with and the patients
Cons: Would like to have at a reimbursement on certificates and classes for credits

Radiology Technologist in Atlanta:
To make yourself marketable, learn different modalities.

Radiology Technologist in Chesapeake:
"Good Environment, Bad Pay."
Pros: My coworkers and everyone else are friendly. Can do my job for the most part without being bothered or micro managed.
Cons: Base pay is almost 5 dollars less than surrounding hospitals.

Radiology Technologist in Miami:
Pros: Working with the patients.
Cons: Long hours, working holidays and weekends.

Radiology Technologist in Chicago:
"Everything."
I can't wait to get to other side of things the inner workings the computers. PACS Adminstrator.

Radiology Technologist in Sarasota:
"Under Valued."
Pros: Working with new patients daily, the diversity.
Cons: The pay.

Radiology Technologist in Frankfort:
"Keep a good attitude."
Make sure you network with your training sites for future jobs.

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Key Stats for Radiology Technologist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 255 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Radiology Technologist Salaries

▲19%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$48,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Radiology Technologist Salaries

Bone Density
▲17%

▲5%




National Average
$48,000

▼1%

▼2%


Orthopedics
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 255 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 26%