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
$38,450
25th Percentile Wage
$46,250
50th Percentile Wage
$57,250
75th Percentile Wage
$70,410
90th Percentile Wage
$82,610

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 $82,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid radiologic technologists is $38,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of radiologic technologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,2501.36%5.07%
201556,4701.45%-
201455,6501.28%-
201354,9401.07%-
201254,350--

Compare Radiologic Technologists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of radiologic technologists in 30 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 $63,310. The lowest paying industry is the offices of chiropractors industry (annual salary $36,040). For detailed radiologic technologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$63,310
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$62,840
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$61,950
Hospitals - State government owned
$61,530
Hospitals - Privately owned
$59,120
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$59,040
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$58,970
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$58,730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$58,660
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$58,240
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$57,460
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$57,410
Outpatient Care Centers
$57,090
Individual and Family Services
$55,600
Hospitals - Local government owned
$55,360
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$55,340
Social Assistance
$55,190
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$54,200
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,790
Home Health Care Services
$53,280
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,260
Offices of Physicians
$52,420
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$51,860
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$51,090
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$48,090
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$44,610
Offices of Dentists
$43,680
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$40,620
Ambulance Services
$37,260
Offices of Chiropractors
$36,040

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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