Radiologic Technologists continue to enjoy good job prospects and get paid high salaries across the United States.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ occupational employment and wages for Radiologic Technologist report, May 2012, the profession remains a top paying one in the healthcare sector.

Highest Paying Industries

The highest paying industries include: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools, employ 2,340 Radiologic Technologist and pay hourly mean wage of $32.12, and annual mean salary of $66,810.

Scientific Research and Development Services employ 190 and pay average hourly wage of $29.60 and $61,570 yearly.

Next is Specialty Hospitals (excluding psychiatric and substance abuse), which employ 1,950 and pay $29.52 per hour, and $61,410 yearly salary.

Insurance Carriers employ 40 Radiologic Technologists and pay averagely, $29.39 per hour, and $61,130 yearly.

The fifth highest paying industry is Employment Services, which have 1,310 Radiologic Technologists and pay $29.37 hourly and $61,090 yearly salary.

Other industries and the mean wage they pay include: Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation), employ 4,580 and pay $28.27 hourly and $58,800 yearly.

Outpatient Care Centers- employ 7,120 and pay $27.51 hourly and $57,210 annually.
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories – employ 13,470 professionals, and pay $27.28 hourly and $56,740 yearly.

General Medical and Surgical Hospitals – employ 116,520 Radiologic Technologists and pay hourly wage of $27.21 and annually wage of $56,590.

Offices of Physicians – employ 42,670 professionals and pay $26.48 per hour and $55,070 yearly.

Highest Paying States

Radiologic Technologists earn different salaries in the different States. The top five highest paying states are:

Massachusetts – employs 5,530 professionals who earn $39.46 per hour and $82,080 per year.

California – employs 14,820, and pays $33.94 per hour and yearly wage of $70,590

Alaska follows with 390 Radiologic Technologists, who earn hourly wage of $32.68 and yearly salary of 67,980.

District of Columbia – has 620 of the professionals employed, and pays $32.45 per hour and $67,500 yearly.

Hawaii – employs 630 of the professionals and pays $32.02 hourly and $66,610 yearly.

Below is a table showing the mean annual salaries and number of Radiologic Technologists employed across the states of the U.S. Data taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May, 2012 report.

State
Radiologic Technologists in Employment
Mean
Annual Salary
Alabama 3,360 $44,940
Alaska
390 $67,980
Arizona 3,820 $60,850
Arkansas
2,050 $43,940
California
14,820 $70,590
Colorado 3,240 $57,830
Connecticut
2,310 $63,450
Florida
11,650 $51,380
Georgia
5,500 $49,730
Hawaii
630 $66,610
Idaho 800 $50,770
Illinois
7,850 $58,340
Indiana
4,380 $51,410
Iowa
2,380 $46,750
Kansas
2,040 $48,920
Kentucky 3,890 $48,430
Louisiana
2,910 $48,610
Maine 940 $55,140
Massachusetts 5,530 $82,080
Michigan
7,240 $52,850
Minnesota
3,780 $59,330
Mississippi
1,910 $45,080
Missouri
4,780 $50,080
Montana
760 $51,580
Nebraska
1,600 $48,710
Nevada
1,380 $62,590
New Mexico
1,080 $55,500
New York
12,210 $64,290
North Carolina 6,490 $52,770
North Dakota
530 $46,670
Ohio 8,620 $50,960
Oklahoma
2,310 $48,790
Oregon
2,010 $63,480
Pennsylvania
9,600 $52,970
Puerto Rico
1,190 $25,860
South Carolina 3,240 $51,400
South Dakota
920 $46,130
Tennessee
5,540 $48,150
Texas 12,790 $52, 660
Utah 1,440 $50,260
Virginia
4,910 $56,530
Washington  3,710 $64,960
West Virginia 1,720 $44,210
Wisconsin 4,190 $54,290
Wyoming
380 $54,310



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