Program & Course Information
What Radiologic Technologists Do
Radiologic technologists perform diagnostic imaging examinations, such as x-rays, on patients.
Most radiologic technologists work in hospitals. Some work in physicians’ offices or imaging clinics.
How to Become a Radiologic Technologists
Radiologic technologists typically need an associate degree. Technologists must be licensed or certified in most states; requirements vary by state.
The median annual wage of radiologic technologists was $54,340 in May 2010.
Employment of radiologic technologists is expected to grow by 28 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations.
|Quick Facts: Radiologic Technologists|
|2010 Median Pay||$54,340 per year|
|Entry-Level Education||Associate degree|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||219,900|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||28% growth rate|