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 among California cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,370
25th Percentile Wage
$57,760
50th Percentile Wage
$76,830
75th Percentile Wage
$97,110
90th Percentile Wage
$117,840

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 $117,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of radiologic technologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,830
2.08% 9.27%
2016
$75,230
0.33% -
2015
$74,980
3.05% -
2014
$72,690
2.86% -
2013
$70,610
1.27% -
2012
$69,710
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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 $47,340 to $105,230. The highest paying area for radiologic technologists in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $105,230. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Vallejo-Fairfield (mean annual salary $100,190). The lowest paying area is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura with a median annual salary of $47,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$105,230
Vallejo-Fairfield
$100,190
Salinas
$96,760
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$92,680
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$92,180
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$90,960
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$89,660
Stockton
$87,050
Chico
$85,580
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$85,360
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$84,180
Modesto
$81,490
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$81,400
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$78,600
Napa
$78,550
Merced
$77,960
Hanford-Corcoran
$77,840
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$77,610
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$77,270
Redding
$76,340
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$75,930
Visalia-Porterville
$74,600
Madera-Chowchilla
$73,980
El Centro
$73,470
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$73,040
Fresno
$72,320
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$71,100
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$70,630
Bakersfield-Delano
$70,430
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$69,890
Yuba City
$68,670
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$68,140
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$66,300
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$47,340




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