Radiologic Technologists Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of radiologic technologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare radiologic technologists salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Radiologic Technologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,660
25th Percentile Wage
$47,110
50th Percentile Wage
$58,200
75th Percentile Wage
$71,750
90th Percentile Wage
$83,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radiologic technologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) radiologic technologists is $83,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid radiologic technologists is $39,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of radiologic technologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,200
1.63% 6.62%
2016
$57,250
1.36% -
2015
$56,470
1.45% -
2014
$55,650
1.28% -
2013
$54,940
1.07% -
2012
$54,350
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Compare Radiologic Technologists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of radiologic technologists in 32 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for radiologic technologists occupations is the specialty hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $64,570. The lowest paying industry is the ambulance services industry (annual salary $37,260). For detailed radiologic technologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$64,570
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$63,770
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$63,240
Hospitals - State government owned
$62,750
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$60,810
Hospitals - Privately owned
$60,140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$60,070
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$59,800
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$59,730
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$59,570
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$59,340
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$58,870
Home Health Care Services
$58,470
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$58,150
Outpatient Care Centers
$58,020
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$56,510
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$56,470
Hospitals - Local government owned
$56,460
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$55,820
Individual and Family Services
$55,600
Social Assistance
$55,190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$55,000
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$54,840
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$52,920
Offices of Physicians
$52,620
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$52,150
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$46,050
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$44,970
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$43,320
Offices of Dentists
$43,200
Offices of Chiropractors
$37,340
Ambulance Services
$37,260

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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