X-Ray Tech Salary Info

How Much do X-Ray Technologists Make?

Trained and certified x-ray technologists regularly earn around $55,730 annually, according to Figures courtesy of the US Labor Bureau. Salaries vary by region and facility, as well as by level of experience and education.

X-ray technicians may increase their salaries by becoming specialized in a certain area of radiography, such as CT snanning, MRIs, or radiography for various areas of the body. They may also pursue x-ray technician certification to increase their employability.

Top median annual x-ray tech salaries by industry:

Facility

Salary

Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories$58,240
General medical/surgical hospitals
$55,880
Offices of Physicians
$54,000
Outpatient Care Centers
$53,590

Highest-paying states for x-ray technologists:

State

Salary

Massachusetts
$78,920
Maryland
$68,940
California
$66,040
Nevada
$65,960
District of Columbia
$65,930

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Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.