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Salary for Radiologists

Also known as:  Aviation Medicine Specialist, Cardiologist, Dermatologist, Emergency Medicine Specialist, Gastroenterologist, Immunologist, Laryngologist, Neonatal Doctor, Neonatologist, Nephrologist


Radiologists determine the risk factors for patients undergoing diagnostic imaging, and determine appropriate techniques. These physicians examine the results of diagnostic imagery such as magentic resonance imagry (MRI), computer tomography (CT), and ultrasounds, among others, to diagnose disorders, injuries and illnesses. They summarize their findings for other physicians, and may communicate results to patients or their families. In some cases, these professionals may treat patients. Their responsibilities also include training and seupervising radiology staff. A doctoral or professional degree and additional licensing are usually required for this position.

A Radiologist will usually earn salaries between 144000 - 216000 based on levels of tenure. Radiologists can earn a pay level of One Hundred Eighty Seven Thousand Four Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Radiologists can obtain the highest salaries in Minnesota, where they earn normal pay levels of close to $218180. Professionals that work in this career are compensated the highest in Finance and Insurance, where they earn wages of $207270.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 36.18 percent nationwide in that time.
Radiologists tend to make the most in the following industries
Other Services (except Public Administration) $207,270
Finance and Insurance $185,660
Health Care and Social Assistance $184,850
Management of Companies and Enterprises $178,210
Public Administration $177,600
Manufacturing $157,670
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $107,720
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $136,330
Manufacturing $157,670
Public Administration $177,600
Management of Companies and Enterprises $178,210
Health Care and Social Assistance $184,850