X Ray Technologist

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October 30, 2016

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X Ray 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.

X Ray Technologist Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a X Ray Technologist is $43769 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $66883. The lowest salary reported was $28598. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a X Ray Technologist is $21.76 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $33.26. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $14.22. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a X Ray 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 X Ray Technologist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – n/a
New York – $47,000 – $75,000

These are the highest paying cities for a X Ray Technologist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Los Angeles, California –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a X Ray Technologist from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $43769 while in 2007 it was just $40590.6

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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23%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 77% of X Ray Technologists were females while 23% were males. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Radiology Technologist
$32,336 – $61,920
Radiologic Technologist
$32,568 – $62,862
Radiographer
$31,084 – $57,925

Future Jobs

X-Ray Technician
$25,730 – $59,724
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist
$40,482 – $71,404
Radiologic Technologist
$32,568 – $62,862


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