The average pay for a Special Procedures Radiology Technologist is $28.71 per hour.
The average pay for a Special Procedures Radiology Technologist is $68,464 per year.
|Salary||$48,604 - $87,529|
|Bonus||$306 - $14,250|
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|$47,663 - $85,347|
|Hourly Rate||$22.42 - $38.43|
|Overtime||$26.69 - $57.01|
|Bonus||$306 - $14,250|
|Total Pay (||$47,663 - $85,347|
Job Description for Special Procedures Radiology Technologist
Special procedures radiology technology is a specific sub-set of radiographic technology. Special procedures radiology technologists are responsible for assisting physicians and other clinicians as they perform procedures such as X-ray guided cardiac catheterizations, cardiac ablations, cardiac stinting, cardiac balloon placement, and diagnostic studies involving the use of dyes or contrast materials. These procedures are invasive, meaning that entry is made into veins or arteries with the infusion of a dye or contrast. These procedures are always done using sterile techniques in an operating room or surgical suite. The special procedures radiology technologist may also be expected to prepare for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving the area to be operated on.Read More...
To work as a special procedures radiology technologist, one must possess a two-year radiographic technologist degree or equivalent and be certified by the overseeing organization for that field, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). In addition, these technologists often have completed a certificate course in that area or have achieved the same status through on-the-job clinical training. Special procedures radiology technologists must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, work well on their own, and work well in a team setting. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
Special Procedures Radiology Technologist Pay By Employer
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
Common Career Paths for Special Procedures Radiology Technologist
Many Special Procedures Radiology Technologists move into a Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technologist role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technologists on average bring in a similar salary to Special Procedures Radiology Technologists.
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Pay by Experience Level for Special Procedures Radiology Technologist
Pay by Experience for a Special Procedures Radiology Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Special Procedures Radiology Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 170 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Special Procedures 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 $61,000 based on 125 salaries. An experienced Special Procedures Radiology Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 96 salaries. A Special Procedures 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 $73,000 based on 54 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For Special Procedures Radiology Technologists, Philadelphia provides a pay rate that is 15 percent greater than the national average. Special Procedures Radiology Technologists will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+10 percent), Dallas (+5 percent), Charlotte (+3 percent), and Phoenix (+2 percent). Miami is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (12 percent lower) and Indianapolis (11 percent lower).
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