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Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Radiologic Technologist

Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Radiologic Technologist

Radiologic technologists take x-rays and CAT scans, administer non-radioactive material into a patient’s blood stream, and interpret the images that are produced. They may specialize in an area like geriatrics or pediatrics, or they make work with ultrasound, magnetic resonance, or computed tomography. As the population ages, the demand for radiologic technologists will increase, making this a highly desirable career path. How much could you earn as a rad tech? Does your state pay enough? Find out here.

More on Radiologic Techs

Salary: $32,750 - $68,920
Min. Education: Certificate or Associate's
Related Careers: Cardiovascualar Technologist & Technician, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Top 10 Highest Paying States for Radiologic Technologists

State Salary (hourly)
1. Massachusetts $30.83
2. New Jersey $28.74
3. New York $28.66
4. Maryland $28.51
5. California $28.40
6. Hawaii $28.36
7. Nevada $27.88
8. Connecticut $27.84
9. Washington $27.81
10. Alaska $27.48

Wages based on median salary as calculated by

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