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Highest Paying Industries for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

The top 34 highest paying industries for magnetic resonance imaging 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 $86,480, scientific research and development services is the highest paying industry for magnetic resonance imaging technologists. It is followed by research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (average annual salary $86,110). 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 magnetic resonance imaging technologists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 34 Highest Paying Industries for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Scientific Research and Development Services
$86,480
30
2 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$86,110
30
3 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$85,390
80
4 Educational Services - Privately owned
$85,390
80
5 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$77,130
150
6 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$75,670
80
7 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$73,520
120
8 Outpatient Care Centers
$72,410
550
9 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$71,810
210
10 Educational Services
$71,810
210
11 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$71,340
40
12 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$69,770
290
13 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$69,350
400
14 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$68,890
100
15 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$68,200
6,660
16 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$68,060
12,650
17 Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$67,930
100
18 Offices of Physicians
$67,620
4,830
19 Health Care and Social Assistance
$67,030
32,340
20 Hospitals - Privately owned
$66,670
17,100
21 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$66,610
16,810
22 Hospitals - State government owned
$66,410
560
23 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$66,290
19,690
24 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$66,210
19,280
25 State government, including schools and hospitals
$65,910
680
26 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$65,750
450
27 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$65,630
480
28 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$65,630
480
29 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$63,800
2,740
30 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$63,780
130
31 Educational Services - State government owned
$63,780
130
32 Hospitals - Local government owned
$63,260
2,030
33 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$63,190
2,020
34 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$63,180
2,050
See also: Highest paying cities for magnetic resonance imaging technologists.