Radiology Technologist

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October 30, 2016

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Radiology Technologist Job Description

Radiologic Technologists Operate radiograph equipment to produce x-rays of the body for diagnostic purposes under direction of a physician. Explain procedure to patient, position and immobilize patient on exam table and observe during scan. Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality. Review and evaluate film to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes. Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.

Radiology Technologist Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Radiology Technologist is $46510 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $62989. The lowest salary reported was $34226. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Radiology Technologist is $23.13 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $31.32. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $17.02. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Radiology Technologist are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Radiology Technologist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $43,000 – $75,469
Florida – $34,590 – $63,871
Maryland – n/a
Mississippi – n/a
North Carolina – $34,326 – $47,500
Tennessee – n/a
Texas – $38,527 – $51,097

These are the highest paying cities for a Radiology Technologist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Houston, Texas –
Raleigh, North Carolina –
Denver, Colorado –
San Diego, California –
New York, New York –
Dallas, Texas –
Los Angeles, California –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Radiology Technologist from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $46510 while in 2007 it was just $43132.56

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

Related Jobs

31%

69%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 31% of Radiology Technologists were males while 69% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Radiologic Technologist
$32,526 – $62,864
Radiographer
$31,092 – $58,011
X-Ray Technician
$25,824 – $59,736

Future Jobs

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist
$42,174 – $77,530
Licensed Radiologic Technologist
$32,482 – $61,450
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist
$40,447 – $71,467


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