The average salary for a Radiographer in South Africa is R272,077.
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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 differ…Read more
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Radiographer
Computed Tomography (CT)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Skills in Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Emergency/Trauma and Picture Archival Computer System (PACS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Radiology.
Pay by Experience Level for Radiographer
An entry-level Radiographer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R235,717 based on 16 salaries. An early career Radiographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R248,411 based on 209 salaries. A mid-career Radiographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R297,310 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Radiographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R300,351 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R308,446.
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