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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of radiologic technologists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
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|| |
|New York|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |