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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,960
25th Percentile Wage
$56,990
50th Percentile Wage
$68,420
75th Percentile Wage
$79,660
90th Percentile Wage
$95,890

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 $95,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,960. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 99% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of magnetic resonance imaging technologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,4201.02%4.47%
201567,7200.93%-
201467,0901.55%-
201366,0501.04%-
201265,360--

Table 2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of magnetic resonance imaging technologists in 4 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 $82,440. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $63,460).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$82,440
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$74,700
Health Care and Social Assistance
$68,310
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$63,460

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 $32,710 to $88,790. The highest paying state for magnetic resonance imaging technologists is Nevada with a median annual salary of $88,790. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $32,710. 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
Nevada
$88,790
District of Columbia
$88,050
Hawaii
$86,800
Massachusetts
$86,540
Oregon
$85,360
California
$83,290
Washington
$81,830
New Jersey
$78,540
Colorado
$76,650
Alaska
$75,860
Connecticut
$75,840
New York
$75,310
Arizona
$75,100
Rhode Island
$74,980
Maryland
$74,720
Delaware
$73,500
Maine
$72,730
Minnesota
$72,710
New Hampshire
$72,150
Illinois
$71,060
Virginia
$69,690
New Mexico
$69,150
Texas
$68,660
Wisconsin
$68,370
Idaho
$64,840
Pennsylvania
$64,430
North Carolina
$64,310
Florida
$64,220
South Carolina
$64,050
Kentucky
$64,020
Nebraska
$63,380
Utah
$63,210
Ohio
$62,810
West Virginia
$62,630
Montana
$62,460
Indiana
$62,180
Georgia
$62,090
Oklahoma
$62,050
Kansas
$61,660
Missouri
$61,460
Michigan
$61,060
Alabama
$60,560
North Dakota
$59,550
Iowa
$59,090
South Dakota
$58,560
Tennessee
$58,120
Mississippi
$57,080
Louisiana
$56,520
Arkansas
$52,240
Puerto Rico
$32,710


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