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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Salary Information

The salary statistics of magnetic resonance imaging technologists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of magnetic resonance imaging technologists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The magnetic resonance imaging technologists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,600
25th Percentile Wage
$58,080
50th Percentile Wage
$69,930
75th Percentile Wage
$81,260
90th Percentile Wage
$97,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for magnetic resonance imaging technologists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) magnetic resonance imaging technologists is $97,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,600. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 100% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,930
2.16% 6.54%
2016
$68,420
1.02% -
2015
$67,720
0.93% -
2014
$67,090
1.55% -
2013
$66,050
1.04% -
2012
$65,360
- -

Table 2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of magnetic resonance imaging technologists in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for magnetic resonance imaging technologists occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $84,640. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $56,190).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$84,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$71,680
Health Care and Social Assistance
$69,940
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$69,010
Federal, State, and Local Government
$57,600
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$56,190

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists by States

From the above tables we note that not only magnetic resonance imaging technologists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of magnetic resonance imaging technologists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $31,250 to $90,740. The highest paying state for magnetic resonance imaging technologists is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $90,740. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $31,250. For more salary information of magnetic resonance imaging technologists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Hawaii
$90,740
Oregon
$88,810
District of Columbia
$88,030
California
$87,960
Washington
$87,180
Massachusetts
$85,870
Nevada
$84,120
Alaska
$80,120
New York
$80,030
New Jersey
$78,300
Arizona
$77,960
Connecticut
$77,870
Colorado
$77,300
Vermont
$77,250
Rhode Island
$76,510
Minnesota
$75,660
Maryland
$74,670
Delaware
$74,390
Maine
$73,090
New Hampshire
$72,820
New Mexico
$71,020
Texas
$70,350
Illinois
$70,330
Idaho
$69,150
Wisconsin
$68,830
Virginia
$68,410
Kentucky
$68,160
Wyoming
$67,590
Montana
$65,370
Indiana
$65,300
North Carolina
$65,090
Nebraska
$65,080
Ohio
$64,740
Utah
$64,640
Georgia
$64,600
West Virginia
$64,450
Pennsylvania
$64,100
Florida
$63,860
Kansas
$63,630
Oklahoma
$63,220
South Carolina
$62,740
Missouri
$62,430
Michigan
$61,700
South Dakota
$60,550
North Dakota
$60,190
Alabama
$59,610
Tennessee
$59,520
Iowa
$58,680
Mississippi
$57,240
Louisiana
$56,780
Arkansas
$54,650
Puerto Rico
$31,250



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