Salary for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

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Also known as:  Computed Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CT/MRI) Technologist, MRI Technologist

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Magnetic resonance imaging technologists review patients for contra-indications regarding the use of MRI scanners, collect patient medical histories, and select the proper techniques and coils for diagnostic purposes case-by-case. They may inject contrast solutions, and provide headphones or earplugs to provide patient comfort and communication during the exam. If necessary, they may se immobilizing devices, or props to create proper patient positioning. After creating the initial images, these professional inspect image quality and may repeat an exam if desirable results were not achieved. Additionally, these professionals may make back up copies of images. Some college training is required, although most MRI technologists hold Associate's degrees, as well.

A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist can expect a wage between $52,880 - $104,210 based on experience and talent. will normally get a salary of seventy-five thousand nine hundred and sixty dollars on a yearly basis.

can receive the highest pay in California, which has average pay levels of approximately $106,040. These professionals receive the best pay in Educational Services, where they earn job pay of $89,010.

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INDUSTRIES

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services
$89,010
Health Care and Social Assistance
$76,030
Public Administration
$75,750
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$73,280
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$69,480
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$67,890

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$67,890
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$69,480
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$73,280
Public Administration
$75,750
Health Care and Social Assistance
$76,030
Educational Services
$89,010