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Highest Paying Industries for Radiologic Technologists

The top 61 highest paying industries for radiologic technologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $72,780, commercial and industrial machinery and equipment rental and leasing is the highest paying industry for radiologic technologists. It is followed by rental and leasing services industry (average annual salary $72,780). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of radiologic technologists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 61 Highest Paying Industries for Radiologic Technologists

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$72,780
60
2 Rental and Leasing Services
$72,780
60
3 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$72,780
60
4 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$65,800
40
5 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$64,440
240
6 Educational Services - Privately owned
$63,650
260
7 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$63,370
1,430
8 Temporary Help Services
$63,320
950
9 Educational Services
$63,300
1,450
10 Scientific Research and Development Services
$62,310
120
11 Educational Services - State government owned
$62,030
1,090
12 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$62,010
1,080
13 Employment Services
$61,890
1,370
14 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$61,880
50
15 Administrative and Support Services
$61,550
1,490
16 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$61,400
2,210
17 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$61,400
2,370
18 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$61,290
1,520
19 Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$60,510
110
20 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$59,980
110
21 Federal government, including USPS
$59,100
4,900
22 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$59,100
4,900
23 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$58,860
5,600
24 Federal, State, and Local Government
$58,860
5,600
25 State government, including schools and hospitals
$58,820
4,680
26 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$58,690
440
27 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$58,530
3,140
28 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$58,460
430
29 Hospitals - State government owned
$58,420
3,330
30 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$58,280
300
31 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$57,890
60
32 Hospitals - Privately owned
$57,390
99,390
33 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$57,310
97,150
34 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$56,980
15,950
35 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$56,900
116,310
36 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$56,820
113,840
37 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$55,890
23,710
38 Outpatient Care Centers
$55,750
7,820
39 Health Care and Social Assistance
$55,650
183,760
40 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$55,070
130
41 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$54,090
270
42 Office Administrative Services
$53,790
110
43 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$53,290
14,130
44 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,030
67,400
45 Hospitals - Local government owned
$53,010
13,590
46 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$52,980
13,550
47 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$51,060
90
48 Offices of Physicians
$50,990
41,570
49 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$50,770
1,100
50 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$50,480
600
51 Offices of Dentists
$50,290
420
52 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$49,530
260
53 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$48,580
70
54 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$47,740
450
55 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$47,740
450
56 Home Health Care Services
$46,860
90
57 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$45,490
110
58 Manufacturing
$44,060
40
59 Testing Laboratories
$40,970
180
60 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$40,970
180
61 Offices of Chiropractors
$36,240
390
See also: Highest paying cities for radiologic technologists.