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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Radiologic Technologists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,660
25th Percentile Wage
$46,490
50th Percentile Wage
$57,450
75th Percentile Wage
$70,430
90th Percentile Wage
$82,590

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 $82,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,660. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 113% 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 radiologic technologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,4501.36%4.93%
201556,6701.41%-
201455,8701.20%-
201355,2001.05%-
201254,620--

Table 2. Radiologic Technologists Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of radiologic technologists in 8 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 management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $68,300. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $45,480).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$68,300
Educational Services
$60,890
Federal, State, and Local Government
$60,390
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$59,270
Health Care and Social Assistance
$57,250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$55,930
Finance and Insurance
$47,340
Manufacturing
$45,480

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 $23,690 to $76,420. The highest paying state for radiologic technologists is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $76,420. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $23,690. 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
$76,420
California
$75,230
Massachusetts
$69,490
Oregon
$68,970
Hawaii
$68,510
Nevada
$67,590
Alaska
$67,460
Washington
$67,170
New York
$67,060
Connecticut
$64,810
Maryland
$64,780
New Jersey
$64,710
Rhode Island
$64,160
Minnesota
$63,510
Arizona
$62,920
Colorado
$62,500
Illinois
$61,530
New Hampshire
$60,390
Delaware
$59,460
New Mexico
$57,700
Virginia
$57,620
Maine
$57,350
Wisconsin
$56,450
North Carolina
$55,870
Texas
$55,500
Pennsylvania
$55,360
Utah
$54,130
Indiana
$53,920
Wyoming
$53,860
Ohio
$53,460
Montana
$53,170
Florida
$53,080
Michigan
$52,680
Idaho
$52,570
Missouri
$51,940
Nebraska
$51,740
North Dakota
$51,410
Georgia
$51,100
Kansas
$50,540
South Carolina
$50,420
Oklahoma
$50,380
Kentucky
$49,970
Iowa
$49,800
Tennessee
$49,790
South Dakota
$48,580
Louisiana
$47,520
Mississippi
$46,620
Alabama
$46,600
Arkansas
$46,550
West Virginia
$46,430
Guam
$40,770
Puerto Rico
$23,690


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