How Much Does a XRay Tech Make an Hour? – The Radiologic Technologist (2023)

by Dr. Ron Jones EdD, RT (R,CT) ARRT

“How much does an Xray tech make an hour” is a very common question I hear from people interested in the field of radiography.

But when I looked it up on Google the answers were not in dollars.

So I will post an answer here for those of us paying in good ‘ol American greenbacks.

The tricky part is trying to nail down a one-size-fits-all salary…which is impossible.

How much does an Xray tech make an hour?

  • A radiologic technologist, licensed by the ARRT, who works in a standard working environment (hospital, clinical, etc) during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm) should be making a base hourly rate between $21/hr to $26/hr.
  • This is based on the ASRT Wage and Salary Survey conducted in 2016.
  • This is only applicable to someone working in a city or large town in America with a population above 50,000 and the cost of living index around 100.
  • Additional factors that can increase pay include being on-call, performing callbacks, working shifts outside of normal business hours like swing shift, night shift or weekends and working overtime.

One Factor for Consideration for Xray Tech Salary: Cost of Living

In order to understand the components of how much does an Xray tech make an hour, you have to understand what makes up the pay.

Let’s look at the cost of living comparison to understand one of the reasons why you cannot only look at the hourly pay rate and decide if you want the job.

If you were to apply for a rad tech job in Idaho and get offered $25 per hour upon graduation, you might consider it.

But if you applied to a job in California the next day and they offered you $32 per hour, would you think that was a much better deal?

Let’s see.

Going from $25 to $32 per hour is a 28% increase or $7 per hour more.

Wow!

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You struck gold, right?

Not necessarily!

Check out this chart from BestPlaces:

How Much Does a XRay Tech Make an Hour? – The Radiologic Technologist (1)

Your 23% increase can’t keep up with the 82.8% overall increase of basic necessities in California.

You would need almost 5x that raise to keep up with the California Transportation costs.

The cost is 103.5% more than Idaho. And housing is a whopping 162.8% higher in California than it is in Idaho.

You absolutely cannot simply hear the hourly rate offered and make a decision on that alone.

That’s why when people ask the xray tech salary or how much it pays to be a Rad Tech, there really is no simple answer.

It depends on what you have to pay to live in that area.

A better question would be “What does it pay in X town and what is the cost of living in X town?”

Is there a way to INCREASE your Rad Tech Salary?

  • Absolutely!

For one thing, to make more money, you can decrease your expenses.

So I did just the opposite of the chart above. Instead of moving to a higher cost of living, I moved from Flagstaff, Arizona to Twin Falls, Idaho.

Here’s the chart from BestPlaces for my scenario:

How Much Does a XRay Tech Make an Hour? – The Radiologic Technologist (2)

The relocation meant that by moving to Twin Falls, I would be paying 26% less overall for everything.

I was actually offered the exact same pay as my job in Flagstaff. Some would say “why make the change if you aren’t going to make more money?”

I am going to make more money!

I’m going to keep 26% more of my money in my pocket because the cost of living is 26% lower in Idaho.

If I was an x-ray tech making $60,000 a year, that move just put $15,600 in my pocket every year.

Are you following me on this?

It isn’t only about the hourly rate of pay.

Another way to increase your xray tech salary is to make yourself more valuable.

Like getting cross-trained.

Factor in Perks of the Job in addition to the rad tech salary

In my opinion, as both a tech and an administrator, one major perk in a radiology department is the ability to cross-train employees into advanced modalities.

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When you are researching places to work, always ask if they promote cross-training employees or do they hire from outside the workplace to fill advanced modalities?

And if they DO say they cross-train, ask them how many techs were cross-trained in the past three years?

This will give you an idea about if it is rare or commonplace.

In a busy, 200+ bed hospital, you should see 1-3 technologists being cross-trained every year (on average).

One or two will go to CT and one to MRI if volumes are increasing year over year.

This is simply from relocation, retirement, and advancement.

If they only cross-train one tech every 3-4 years, that’s BAD NEWS.

Then consider that not only will you have to wait that long to cross-train but you won’t be the first on the list either.

Other techs will be waiting ahead of you.

If you can find a high paying rad tech job in a facility that cross-trains regularly, you’ve got a pretty good thing in front of you.

Did you catch that?

The holy grail is the following combo:

  • High paying job
  • Low cost of living
  • Job will cross-train you into advanced modality

Beat Inflation and Enjoy a Higher Market Compensation

The best method of maximizing your rad tech salary is to keep moving towards cross-training.

You should know during your clinical rotation which of the advanced modalities is starting to catch your eye.

Most rad tech schools allow for some time in the last few weeks of clinical rotations to sit and observe an advanced modality.

Use this to your advantage!

Assuming you have attained all of your required competencies, there should be no problem shadowing an advanced modality.

Use this time to watch MRI, CT, US, and NM. Also, watch procedures in IR if your location has them.

All of these will pay you more money than x-ray and the sooner you can get into them, the faster your pay increase will materialize.

In ten years, I went from XR to CT to Ultrasound (US) and learned MRI.

I continued scanning in all modalities on the night shift. I made the highest modality pay (US in my case) my whole shift even though a majority of what I did was x-rays.

An average night shift for me usually consisted of two ultrasounds, 6 CTs and 10 x-rays.

The MRI was mobile and they canceled the lease so I didn’t have to do them anymore.

So I made a good hourly pay doing mostly x-rays and CTs… thanks to cross-training.

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And that doesn’t include the extra money I made thanks to Shift Differentials and Weekend Pay Incentives.

Oh, and the callback pay was phenomenal.

So if the job you are considering doesn’t pay the greatest, before you turn it down make sure you found out about their cross-training philosophy.

It might be worth taking a little less per hour if they are going to allow you to cross-train faster than the other employer who is offering you higher pay.

Of course higher pay and cross-training is the win-win combination that wins out over everything else.

Cross-Train to Increase How Much Does an Xray Tech Make an Hour.

I talk about it in my video here but I was able to cross-train into CT during my x-ray clinical rotation.

This isn’t very common but it can happen if you pick a smaller hospital for your clinical rotations. At these locations, the clinical instructor usually covers multiple modalities.

My clinical instructor covered both the x-ray department and CT.

So when we weren’t doing x-rays, I was learning how to do CT scanning. Always be watching for opportunities to help out and learn.

Your turn should come through the natural attrition of employees leaving the department and positions opening up.

The question is how long will it take. Hence, why you should ask the question in your interview.

Radiology has been very rewarding to me and my family.

My wife has been an x-ray tech for almost ten years. My step-dad has been a rad tech for about twenty years.

My mom teaches at one of the radiography schools in Arizona, although not directly in the radiography program.

If you are really interested in radiography after reading this article about the pay, you should check out my new infographic that shows all 22 careers that a rad tech can do.

Also, the radiographer salary per hour goes up every year.

So, don’t rely on one website to give you the latest information on salary and pay. And look at where they are getting their information if they even tell you.

Beware of the Liars and Fake Reporters – They Just Want Your Clicks!

Websites like Payscale and ZipRecruiter are NOT active Technologists in our field of radiology.

Neither of them works IN the field of radiology and therefore they don’t know how much does an Xray tech make an hour.

As of this posting, Zip is showing a range for radiographer salary per hour of $12-$56 per hour.

That is ludicrous.

Why not just say $0-$100?

Trust sites like mine that work in radiology daily. The average radiographer salary per hour right now is in the mid to upper $25-30 per hour.

I know that because I hire them monthly.

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I work with our Human Resources department to negotiate pay for the techs and nurses.

Heck, Payscale is saying right now the radiographer salary per hour is $21.

These guys are WAY off but Google places them high in search rankings based on other technical factors… NOT because they know what they are talking about.

Do you want to know the rad tech salary in YOUR area?

Shoot me an email and I’ll find out for you.

A rad tech salary is always going to be different depending on dozens of conditions.

I still say the best way to find out is to call the hospital where you are interested in working and ask for Human Resources.

Politely say something like “I am thinking about going to school for Xray and I was wondering if you are allowed to tell me the RANGE of pay.”

A big KEY point here.

Don’t ask how much they make per hour.

They will NEVER tell you that. And they shouldn’t.

Because the same thing is true for them: there are too many contributing factors that determine the actual hourly rate.

But they should be willing to state a RANGE of pay. There is no harm in them sharing that information.

If they won’t… maybe they are hiding how LOW they pay? Just sayin…

Common Rad Tech Salary FAQs

How long do you go to school to be a radiology tech?

  • Generally, a radiology technologist (or rad tech) has two to four years of education ending in an Associate’s degree. Some degrees are now taking a little longer and concluding with a Bachelor’s degree in radiologic technology. Rad techs might additionally learn specialized certificates in areas such as CT or MRI. I wrote an article detailing the schooling here.

Do rad techs make good money?

  • Since 2016, the nationwide average yearly salary for radiologic technologists was $61,240 (see this for more information.) The highest-earning 10% brought home $82,590, while the lowest-earning made $38,660 or less. The pay depends on a lot of factors at the time of hire, including but not limited to:
    • how much experience the person applying has already
    • the budget of the employer
    • the location of the employer (big cities pay more than small towns)
    • saturation of the market (if there are a lot of technologists seeking jobs in the area, the pay will go down)
    • union hospital versus nonunion hospitals
    • size of the hospital (small hospitals expect techs to know more than one modality)
    • Clinics tend to pay less than hospitals

Is a rad tech a good career?

  • Radiography is a rapidly growing profession with a great wage, compared to other careers where only two years of school is required. Furthermore, the BLS reports that the mean wage for radiographers, as well as MRI technologists, is $61,240 a year. That’s a really great return on investment! I have been in it for nearly 20 years and have no complaints. There are also several career advancement opportunities for rad techs.

Is Rad Tech in demand?

  • General employment of radiographers and also MRI technologists is predicted to grow 13% from 2016 to 2026. This is faster than the standard for all other occupations. As the population grows older, there will certainly be an increase in clinical conditions that require imaging as a device for making diagnoses. It is predicted that The Greatest Generation, also called Baby Boomers, will increase the current patient volumes at hospitals and clinics by 40% over the next ten years. With that much of an increase in work, there will be an equal increase in the need for technologists to do the work.

Is radiology tech a good career in 2019?

  • The need for radiology employees is growing faster than the average for all lines of work, according to the Bureau of Labor Stats. 2019 is a great year to get into a radiography program. When you finish in two years, you can jump into the workforce and make good starting pay. Then continue your learning by crosstraining in MRI, CT or Ultrasound imaging. This will make you more valuable to your employer while also earning you a higher hourly rate of pay. You will be secure for many years in a radiology job.

What are the highest paying associate degree jobs?

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics:

  • Air Traffic Controller. Salary: $124,540.
  • Computer system Programmer. Income: $82,240.
  • Radiation Specialist. Salary: $80,570.
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist. Wage: $76,820.
  • Oral Hygienist. Salary: $74,070.
  • Nurse practitioner. Income: $70,000.
  • Internet Developer. Income: $67,990.

Where do rad techs make the most money?

  • Area of Columbia– $76,270.
  • California– $76,060.
  • Massachusetts– $71,100.
  • Washington– $68,830.
  • Oregon– $68,780.

But don’t forget to factor in the cost of living in that state. If it makes a lot of money but you have to pay it all out in high costs, there is no benefit for you to live there. See my article here on which states leave the most money in the pocket of rad techs. Current #1 state is Wyoming.

Where do MRI techs make the most money?

The states that pay MRI Technologists the highest possible mean income are:

  • California ($87,520),
  • Hawaii ($86,260),
  • Nevada ($86,260),
  • Washington ($85,820)
  • Oregon ($85,010).

Again, you should investigate the cost of living in that state. Expensive states have to pay higher to help you cover their higher-than-average bills.

Conclusion

What you should be asking yourself is this:

  • what learning program can I attend for the shortest amount of time that
  • makes the most amount of money in that short time frame

To me, it’s obvious that a short two-year program like Xray that graduates making over $50,000 a year is a great option.

To be fair, nursing and respiratory therapy are in the same boat. Both are two-year programs that make really good money.

In fact, nursing makes more than rad techs but you have to look at the work they do every day to decide if that line of work is for you.

Whatever you decide, good luck on your journey.

If there are any questions that I haven’t answered for you, leave them in the comment section below or visit my Facebook group.

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Thanks for reading my article on How Much Does an Xray Tech Make an Hour.

Additional Information:

If you are curious about the career of radiography, I have written some articles on various topics:

  • 7 dangers of being a rad tech,
  • Different ways to pay for radiography school,
  • How to get accepted into a rad tech program,
  • Can you work full-time while going to rad tech school and
  • 5 reasons I chose a career in radiology.

FAQs

How Much Does a XRay Tech Make an Hour? – The Radiologic Technologist? ›

California has the highest radiologic technician salary of $73,568. Iowa has the lowest radiologic technician salary of $38,592. The national average salary for radiologic technicians is $50,622. The national hourly pay for radiologic technicians is $24.34.

Where do Xray techs make the most money? ›

California has the highest radiologic technician salary of $73,568. Iowa has the lowest radiologic technician salary of $38,592. The national average salary for radiologic technicians is $50,622. The national hourly pay for radiologic technicians is $24.34.

What is the lowest salary for a radiologic technologist? ›

The average salary for a radiologic technologist in California is $85,000 per year. Radiologic technologist salaries in California can vary between $27,500 to $153,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

How much do radiology techs make in Georgia per hour? ›

Where? How much does a Radiology tech make in Georgia? The average radiology tech salary in Georgia is $96,876 per year or $46.58 per hour. Entry level positions start at $65,062 per year while most experienced workers make up to $115,804 per year.

How much does a rad tech make in PA? ›

The average salary for a radiologic technologist in Pennsylvania is $53,500 per year. Radiologic technologist salaries in Pennsylvania can vary between $23,000 to $89,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

What type of radiology pays the most? ›

How to Start Your Career in Radiology. Radiation oncologists and radiologists earn the highest average salaries in this field.

Is it stressful being an xray tech? ›

Regardless of where you choose to work, there will be times when you'll need to comfort patients going through difficult times. You may also need to deal with packed x-ray schedules and strenuous days. Overall, while there are stressful moments in any medical career, you'll also find your work to be rewarding.

How much do nurses get paid in the US? ›

A registered nurse with 5 years of experience will make $35.93 per hour on average in the U.S.

How much does a xray tech make in Florida? ›

The average salary for a radiologic technologist in Florida is $50,500 per year. Radiologic technologist salaries in Florida can vary between $24,000 to $85,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

How much does a rad tech make an hour in Florida? ›

How much does a Radiology technician make in Florida? The average radiology technician salary in Florida is $76,050 per year or $36.56 per hour.

How much do MRI techs make in Georgia? ›

The average salary for a mri technologist in Georgia is $66,000 per year. Mri technologist salaries in Georgia can vary between $31,500 to $102,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

How much do MRI techs make an hour in Georgia? ›

The average mri technologist salary in Georgia is $86,306 per year or $41.49 per hour. Entry level positions start at $79,995 per year while most experienced workers make up to $122,717 per year.

How much does an ultrasound tech make in GA? ›

The average salary for a ultrasound technician in Georgia is $56,000 per year. Ultrasound technician salaries in Georgia can vary between $30,500 to $82,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

Is being a rad tech worth it? ›

The healthcare role rad techs have is vitally important and provides a high level of personal satisfaction. It's a top-25 healthcare job according to the U.S. News annual rankings. This high ranking is because imaging is rapidly replacing exploratory surgeries and other invasive procedures.

Which state pays RAD techs the most? ›

California

Is being a rad tech difficult? ›

The subject matter involved in an x-ray technician program can be challenging. You'll need a firm understanding of the human body and how to use imaging equipment. During your program, you'll dive deep into topics such as: Medical terminology.

Who is the richest radiologist in the world? ›

Shamsheer Vayalil Parambath (born 11 January 1977) is an Indian radiologist and businessman. He is the Founder and Chairman of Burjeel Holdings.

What is the highest paid in the medical field? ›

Share this Article. It's a win-win if your healthcare career can enrich your patients' lives and your own. Anesthesiologists earn the highest salary of all jobs in the medical field.

Can you become a radiologist without going to med school? ›

A radiologist must both have a medical degree and have completed an accredited residency program in radiology. To work as an independent radiologist, you must have completed a further fellowship after your residency.

Is rad tech harder than nursing? ›

No, radiology tech school is not harder than nursing school.

It's a common misconception that Radiology Tech School is harder than Nursing School. In fact, both radiology tech school and nursing school are difficult in their own ways and require different skill sets and knowledge.

Do you have to be good at math to be a xray tech? ›

Individuals considering a career as a radiographer should excel in math and science, communication, and critical thinking. Be sure to take advantage of high school courses like anatomy and physiology, computer sciences, biology, chemistry, physics, and algebra.

What are the cons of being a radiology technician? ›

5 cons of being a radiology tech
  • Certification and licensing requirements. Radiology technicians earn a license or certification to work in certain states or with certain employers. ...
  • Working conditions. ...
  • Constant new technology. ...
  • Physical challenges. ...
  • On-call hours.
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What is the highest paid RN? ›

What is the highest-paid nurse? Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists! Earning $195,610 annually, CRNAs earn significantly more than any other type of nurse or nursing specialty.

What is the most paying job? ›

So, given below is an updated list of the most paid jobs in the world.
  1. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) ...
  2. Medical Professionals. ...
  3. Corporate Lawyer. ...
  4. Investment Banker. ...
  5. Data Scientist. ...
  6. Project Manager. ...
  7. Senior Software Engineer. ...
  8. Web Developers.
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What state pays nurses the lowest? ›

South Dakota is known to have the lowest nursing salary compared to any other state at an average annual wage of $60,540.

How much does an ultrasound tech make an hour in Florida? ›

How much does an Ultrasound Technician make in Florida? As of May 29, 2023, the average annual pay for an Ultrasound Technician in Florida is $56,234 a year. Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $27.04 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,081/week or $4,686/month.

How much do ultrasound techs make in FL? ›

What is the average salary for a ultrasound technician in Florida? The average salary for a ultrasound technician in Florida is $55,000 per year. Ultrasound technician salaries in Florida can vary between $22,000 to $86,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

How much do Xray techs make in the US? ›

X-ray Technicians with this skill earn +47.63% more than the average base salary, which is $34.96 per hour.

What is the highest paid travel rad tech? ›

$128,768

How much do MRI techs make in Florida? ›

The average salary for a mri technologist in Florida is $68,500 per year. Mri technologist salaries in Florida can vary between $33,500 to $100,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

How much do HVAC techs make an hour in Florida? ›

The average wage for an HVAC technician in Florida is $22.57 per hour which comes out to $46,940 annually.

What is the highest paid mri tech? ›

How Much Do Mri Technologist Jobs Pay per Year? $87,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers. $138,500 is the 75th percentile.

What is the highest pay for mri tech? ›

Mri technologist salaries in California can vary between $24,000 to $164,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

How much does a radiology tech make in GA hospital? ›

Salaries by years of experience in Georgia
Years of experiencePer hour
1 to 2 years$42.30
3 to 5 years-
6 to 9 years$49.95
More than 10 years$54.87
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How much does a surgical tech make an hour in GA? ›

The average surgical tech salary in Georgia is $96,599 per year or $46.44 per hour. Entry level positions start at $78,000 per year while most experienced workers make up to $130,526 per year.

Is being an mri tech stressful? ›

"New techs usually have to work their way up from nights to days," Blair says. A typical day for an MRI tech is variable, but the MRI machines are running constantly, scanning back-to-back patients. The pace can be stressful, as can the seriousness of the work. "MRI technologists have to wear many hats," Blair says.

How much does a CT tech make in Georgia? ›

The average salary for a ct technologist in Georgia is $60,500 per year.

What is the lowest paid ultrasound tech? ›

The average ultrasound technician salary is $75,380 per year as of May 2021 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The lowest 10 percent earned less than $29,910, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $98,070.

How much is a teachers salary in Georgia? ›

Salaries by years of experience in Georgia
Years of experiencePer year
1 to 2 years$50,386
3 to 5 years$52,108
6 to 9 years$62,698
More than 10 years$66,670
1 more row

How much do OB GYN sonographers make in Georgia? ›

How much does an Obstetric Sonographer make in Georgia? As of May 24, 2023, the average annual pay for an Obstetric Sonographer in Georgia is $69,918 a year. Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $33.61 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,344/week or $5,826/month.

What is the difference between RAD Tech and Xray Tech? ›

While X-Ray Techs work in small clinics and imaging labs, Radiologic Technologists usually work/start in Emergency Rooms. As a CRT you not only have to be comfortable with blood & trauma, but also working in a fast-paced environment.

How happy are rad techs? ›

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, radiologic technologists rate their career happiness 2.9 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 26% of careers.

Is nuclear med tech the same as rad tech? ›

The primary difference between nuclear medicine and radiology is that nuclear medicine creates images using internal radiation waves from inside the body while radiology develops images through apply external energy waves to the body.

Where is the best place to work at radiologic technologist? ›

Places Where a Radiology Technician Can Find Employment
  • Hospitals. ...
  • Emergency Room. ...
  • Operating Room. ...
  • Critical Care Units. ...
  • Medical Laboratories. ...
  • Outpatient Care Centers. ...
  • Private Health Care Facilities. ...
  • Doctors' Offices.
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Do rad techs see blood? ›

Radiology techs use the necessary equipment to create the images. Imaging techniques are typically non-invasive, so radiologists and technicians do not look at or handle blood as part of their work.

Which state is best for radiology? ›

Best States For a Radiologist

Our research found that Wisconsin is the best state for radiologists, while Minnesota and Wisconsin are ranked highest in terms of median salary. Wisconsin has a median salary of $213,169 and Minnesota has the highest median salary among all 50 states for radiologists.

What math is used in radiology? ›

Ask students, What mathematics is involved in radiological imaging? (Sample answers will include: ratios and percentages, such as 15% of 70 kVp = 10,5 kVp*; number operations, such as multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction, such as 200 mA* x 0.083 second = 16.6 mAs; using complex equations and ratios, such ...

Is the radiology exam hard? ›

The truth is, although it covers basic concepts, the test is made harder simply due to the importance of a passing score, as well as factors such as its length and the time limit. Among the more common pitfalls are: mismanaging your time, letting questions fluster you, and second-guessing yourself.

What should I wear to a rad tech interview? ›

Clothing: If the professional office sport formal business wear, then dress more business-like (suit and tie). If the office is more informal than that, wear smart business casual (slacks, button-down shirt, tie, and possibly a blazer). Make sure it fits appropriately, neither too loose nor too tight.

How much does San Antonio pay xray techs? ›

Salaries by years of experience in San Antonio, TX
Years of experiencePer hour
1 to 2 years$23.41
3 to 5 years-
6 to 9 years$27.64
More than 10 years$30.37
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What is the best state to work as a radiologic technologist? ›

Best States For a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist

Arizona has a median salary of $69,630 and California has the highest median salary among all 50 states for diagnostic radiologic technologists. Arizona is the best state for jobs for diagnostic radiologic technologists, and Iowa is the worst.

How much do MRI techs get paid in San Antonio? ›

The average salary for a mri technologist in San Antonio, TX is $67,000 per year.

How much does radiologic science pay in Texas? ›

The average Radiology Tech salary in Texas is $63,701 as of May 01, 2023, but the range typically falls between $58,001 and $70,201.

How much does a radiographer tech make in Texas? ›

Radiologic technologists earn an average yearly salary of $60,950.

Is radiology school harder than nursing? ›

No, radiology tech school is not harder than nursing school.

It's a common misconception that Radiology Tech School is harder than Nursing School. In fact, both radiology tech school and nursing school are difficult in their own ways and require different skill sets and knowledge.

Is becoming a radiology tech worth it? ›

Becoming a radiologic technologist leads you into a growing career. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) sees the profession expanding 7% through 2029, and the profession is in the top 15 of healthcare support jobs, according to the 2021 U.S. News annual rankings.

Is there a shortage of radiology techs? ›

Radiology technologists are in short supply and their job is important.

How much do Xray techs make in Texas per hour? ›

Salaries by years of experience in Texas
Years of experiencePer hour
1 to 2 years$27.50
3 to 5 years-
6 to 9 years$32.47
More than 10 years$35.67
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