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Medical Radiation Diagnostic Technologist Salary

How much does a Medical Radiation Diagnostic Technologist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Medical Radiation Diagnostic Technologist

$62,442 (USD)/yr

$30 (USD)/hr

$1,062 (USD)/yr

$61,674 (USD)/yr

$30 (USD)/hr

$1,062 (USD)/yr

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.
The average medical radiation diagnostic technologist salary in United States is $62,442 or an equivalent hourly rate of $30. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,062. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$45,101 (USD)

$76,863 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$72,387 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Medical Radiation Diagnostic Technologist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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