Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists

Job Description

Magnetic resonance imaging technologists are specialized medical professionals who operate MRI machinery to create detailed pictures of internal body structures. They are responsible for preparing patients for their scans and safely using the equipment.

Academic Requirements

MRI technologists must complete an associate’s degree program in a radiologic science and become registered through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). After certification, MRI technologists can undergo specialty training for the field. The ARRT also offers voluntary certification, which employers often require.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists
$40-60
Thousand
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
17.66%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Associate's Degree or Certificate
Education
Required

Schools

Vatterott College

8580 Evans Avenue
Berkeley, 63134

KU School of Health Professions

3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS
School results are based on career category, not specific degree field. For specific program and degree information, please visit the school page.