CT Technologists

Job Description

CT (computed tomography) technologists are radiologic technicians who specialize in taking cross-sectional x-ray images of the tissues, bones, organs and blood vessels in an area of a patient’s body. The x-rays are used to create a three-dimensional image. The scans that a CT technologist produces help doctors diagnose and treat patients with internal diseases or injuries.

Academic Requirements

CT technologists are trained in radiography and usually enroll in programs leading to a certificate, 2-year associate degree or 4-year bachelor’s degree.

CT Technologists
$60-100
Thousand
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
22.54%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Associate's Degree or Certificate
Education
Required

Schools

Johnson County Community College

12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210-1299
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