Medical Radiation Diagnostic Technologist Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Medical Radiation Diagnostic Technologist in United States

The average salary of a(n) Medical Radiation Diagnostic Technologist in United States is $60,580.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Medical Radiation Diagnostic Technologist in United States is $29.13.

The average bonus of a(n) Medical Radiation Diagnostic Technologist in United States is $1,030.00.

Job Description:

X-rays patient, using radiologic equipment that produces radiographs (x-rays) of body for diagnostic purposes, as directed by Radiologist. Positions patient on examining table and changes immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by physician. Explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation. Moves x-ray equipment into specified position and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance, based on knowledge of radiographic exposure techniques and protocols. Typically requires specialized certification. Practices radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding skills, and knowledge of applicable exposure factors, to minimize radiation to patient and staff. May operate mobile x-ray equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient's bedside. May specialize in production of screening and diagnostic x-rays for detection of breast tumors. Less

X-rays patient, using radiologic equipment that produces radiographs (x-rays) of body for diagnostic purposes, as directed by Radiologist. Positions patient on examining table and changes immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by physician. Explains... More

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