Compare your salary with that of other radiologic technologists with results from our 2016 Compensation Survey.
Diagnostic Imaging’s annual compensation survey results are in. Find out how your salary compares with that of other radiologic technologists' and whether they are happy or not with their career choices.What about the rest of the people in your department? Find out here.Values have been rounded. Data based on U.S. respondents.2016 Compensation Survey: Radiologists2016 Compensation Survey: Radiology AdministratorsFind out what’s changed and revisit our 2015 Compensation Surveys.
Our 2016 Compensation Survey for radiologic technologists reflects data gathered from 109 respondents.
It’s a female-dominated field, with 68% of rad tech respondents identifying as female. They are also younger than radiology administrators and radiologists, with a mean age of 46 versus 54 and 51, respectively.
More than half of our radiologic technologist respondents work in a hospital setting. The 11% who indicated other reported working in nonradiology specialty practices (cardiology, orthopedic, rheumatology), and urgent care, among others (not shown).
Radiologic technologist respondents also work with smaller practices, more than half only have 1-5 radiologists in their practice. About 93% of radiologic technologist respondents work in practices with fewer than 30 radiologists.
About one-third of radiologic technologist respondents have more than 20 years of experience, 29% have been in the field for fewer than 10 years.
Radiologic technologists clock a more average work week than their administrator and radiologist colleagues, more than half work 31-40 hours a week.
Similar to their radiologist colleagues, radiologic technologists work mostly with MRI, X-ray, and CT.
The average salary for radiologic technologist respondents was $60,000. This is comparable to results from our 2015 Compensation Survey, which had a mean salary of about $58,000.
Corresponding with our results, more than half of our radiologic technologist respondents reported no changes in their salary from 2014 to 2015.
Radiologic technologists feel “average” about their salary, but more than 10% of are extremely unsatisfied with their compensation.