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Salary Summary

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their most recent salary information (2020) which includes Radiology and CT Technologists. This information does not include Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or MRI Technologists.

Currently, 206,720 technologists are employed within these categories. The mean hourly wage is $31.17 per hour or $64,840 per year.

The majority (63%) of the technologist are employed in the General Medical and Surgical Hospital setting, followed by Physician Offices (20%), Outpatient Centers (7.2%), Medical Diagnostic Labs (6.8%), and Federal/State locations (3%).

The highest paying category is Outpatient Centers ($36.63/hr.). The top paying states for Radiology and CT technologists are:

  1. California – $45.86/hr.
  2. Hawaii – $39.90/hr.
  3. District of Columbia – $39.55/hr.
  4. Alaska – $38.14/hr.
  5. Massachusetts – $37. 90/hr.

The states with the highest employment of Radiology and CT Technologists are:

Rank

State

Number of Technologists

Mean Hourly Rate

1

California

16,670

$45.68

2

Texas

16,660

$29.17

3

Florida

14,179

$27.69

4

New York

12,170

$35.17

5

Pennsylvania

9,790

$27.14

 For specific information about the highest employing metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas as well as other details, please click on the Bureau of Labor Statistic website Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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