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Radiologic Technologists Salary Information

The salary statistics of radiologic technologists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of radiologic technologists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The radiologic 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. Radiologic Technologists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,840
25th Percentile Wage
$47,380
50th Percentile Wage
$58,440
75th Percentile Wage
$71,810
90th Percentile Wage
$84,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radiologic technologists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) radiologic technologists is $84,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,840. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 111% 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 radiologic technologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,440
1.69% 6.54%
2016
$57,450
1.36% -
2015
$56,670
1.41% -
2014
$55,870
1.20% -
2013
$55,200
1.05% -
2012
$54,620
- -

Table 2. Radiologic Technologists Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of radiologic technologists in 9 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 radiologic technologists occupations is the real estate and rental and leasing sector with an annual salary $74,170. The lowest paying sector is the finance and insurance sector (annual salary $47,340).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$74,170
Manufacturing
$72,900
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$65,190
Federal, State, and Local Government
$62,390
Educational Services
$61,700
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$60,340
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$60,030
Health Care and Social Assistance
$58,200
Finance and Insurance
$47,340

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Radiologic Technologists by States

From the above tables we note that not only radiologic 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 radiologic technologists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $23,630 to $77,150. The highest paying state for radiologic technologists is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $77,150. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $23,630. For more salary information of radiologic technologists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$77,150
California
$76,830
Hawaii
$73,350
Massachusetts
$71,140
Alaska
$71,020
Oregon
$71,010
Nevada
$68,960
New York
$68,460
Rhode Island
$67,620
Maryland
$66,700
Washington
$66,500
New Jersey
$65,120
Connecticut
$64,940
Minnesota
$64,240
Arizona
$63,990
Colorado
$62,640
Illinois
$61,970
New Hampshire
$59,310
Vermont
$59,240
Virginia
$58,040
Maine
$57,850
Delaware
$57,630
Wisconsin
$57,290
Texas
$57,250
New Mexico
$57,070
North Carolina
$56,240
Utah
$55,450
Florida
$55,160
Idaho
$54,960
Ohio
$54,870
Wyoming
$54,600
Georgia
$54,400
Pennsylvania
$54,300
Indiana
$54,250
Montana
$53,920
Michigan
$53,870
North Dakota
$52,850
Missouri
$52,840
Oklahoma
$52,170
Nebraska
$51,990
Kansas
$51,940
South Carolina
$51,430
Iowa
$50,960
Kentucky
$50,530
Tennessee
$50,020
South Dakota
$49,510
Louisiana
$49,040
West Virginia
$47,580
Mississippi
$47,370
Alabama
$46,440
Arkansas
$46,260
Guam
$46,070
Puerto Rico
$23,630



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