Radiologic Technologists and Technicians

Job Description

Radiologic technologists work in medical settings and perform x-rays to assist physicians in diagnosing medical ailments. They prepare patients for procedures, adjust imaging equipment, position patients and shield them from excess radiation.

Academic Requirements

Technologists typically hold associate’s degrees in radiography, though some hold certificates or bachelor’s degrees. Most states mandate that they become licensed, which often requires graduating from a formal training program and earning certification.

Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
$40-60
Thousand
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
5.38%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Associate's Degree or Certificate
Education
Required

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