Radiologic Technologists Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for radiologic technologists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radiologic technologists amongst California areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Radiologic Technologists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,300
25th Percentile Wage
$56,170
50th Percentile Wage
$75,230
75th Percentile Wage
$96,530
90th Percentile Wage
$116,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radiologic technologists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $116,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.89
25th Percentile Wage
$27.01
50th Percentile Wage
$36.17
75th Percentile Wage
$46.41
90th Percentile Wage
$56.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radiologic technologists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.20. The median hourly salary is $36.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.89.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of radiologic technologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,2300.33%7.34%
201574,9803.05%-
201472,6902.86%-
201370,6101.27%-
201269,710--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Radiologic Technologists in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radiologic technologists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radiologic technologists in state of California ranges from $59,460 to $104,260. The highest paying area for radiologic technologists in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $104,260. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Vallejo-Fairfield (mean annual salary $102,040). The lowest paying area is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura with a median annual salary of $59,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$104,260
Vallejo-Fairfield
$102,040
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$99,220
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$96,910
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$91,930
Stockton
$90,010
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$88,790
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$84,480
Chico
$82,520
Modesto
$81,430
Salinas
$80,260
Napa
$79,560
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$78,960
Hanford-Corcoran
$77,840
Visalia-Porterville
$77,650
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$74,400
Fresno
$73,680
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$73,110
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$73,040
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$72,340
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$71,350
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$71,180
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$69,890
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$69,750
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$69,560
Merced
$69,410
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$68,140
Redding
$66,970
Bakersfield-Delano
$66,480
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$66,300
El Centro
$63,260
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$59,460



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