As soon as you’ve completed your degree in radiology at one of California’s reputable x-ray technician schools, you’ll be able to join a fascinating and rewarding medical profession. You can take your classes in many metro areas throughout the state, such as Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco. If there isn’t a school near you, you can sign up for an Internet course and study at home. The time is right so contact the schools below for more information.
As a California radiologist, you will:
- Use and maintain specialized x-ray equipment
- Generate radiographic images of internal structures
- Use images to diagnose a variety of medical conditions
- Ensure patients’ safety and comfort
Some career figures for X-Ray Technology professionals in California:
- Average annual salary: $68,650
- Currently employed: 17,170
- Employment outlook: 28% Growth over the next ten years
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.