Salary for Radiologic Technologists

Also known as:  Computed Axial Tomography Technologist, Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner Operator, Radiologic Technician, Registered Radiologic Technologist, Skiagrapher, X-Ray Technician, Computed Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CT/MRI) Technologist, MRI Technologist helps healthcare professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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The role of radiologic technicians is to conduct diagnostic testing, including CT scans and x-rays. These professionals determine image quality for diagnostic purposes, and may re-take images if necessary to produce quality images. They may operate or oversee the use of diagnostic equipment, position patients, take medical histories, and remove and process diagnostic film. Some college training is required for this position. Many radiologic technicians hold Associate's or Bachelor's degrees.

A Radiologic Technologist will normally get a compensation of around 40000 - 60000 based on tenure and industry expertise. Radiologic Technologists can get an average salary of Fifty Four Thousand Four Hundred dollars each year.

Radiologic Technologists obtain the highest salaries in Massachusetts, where they receive an average pay rate of close to about $68530.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 21.99 percent nationwide in that time.