Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an X-Ray Technician is $20.71
What is the Pay by Experience Level for X-Ray Technicians?
An entry-level X-Ray Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.16 based on 88 salaries. An early career X-Ray Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.21 based on 505 salaries. A …Read more
What Do X-Ray Technicians Do?
X-ray technicians are responsible for operating radiology machines under a doctor’s orders for a patient. Depending on the illness, a doctor may decide to order x-rays of particular parts of the body, and the technician is tasked with capturing these areas using the x-ray machine.
X-ray technicians use their in-depth knowledge and training to provide patients with the correct, and safe, amounts of radiation exposure to ensure the safety of everyone involved. They know where and how to place …Read more