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Medical X-Ray Technician Salary

$59,396 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical X-Ray Technician is $59,396 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical X-Ray Technician is between $43,264 and $72,812. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical X-Ray Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs diagnostic imaging examinations, applying roentgen rays and radioactive substances to patients for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.
  • Gives drugs or chemical mixtures orally or as enemas to render organs opaque.
  • Positions patient under x-ray machine, attaches immobilization devices, and affixes lead plates to protect unaffected areas.
Medical X-Ray Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Radiologic Technologists

Job family population: 201,200

Estimated population of Medical X-Ray Technician jobs: 33,357

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Medical X-Ray Technician Job Listings for United States

X-ray Technician with Digital Limited License/Medical Assistant
Jun 10
Torrance, CA, USA
PeopleSolutions Healthcare Staffing, Inc.
Position: X-ray Technician with Digital Limited License/Medical Assistant Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm Pay: $18-23/hr Depending upon experience, all levels of experience welcome to apply Duties
X Ray Technician / Medical Assistant
Jun 17
Los Angeles, CA, USA
ProActive Wellness Systems, Inc
MUST BE A TEAM PLAYER WITH GOOD COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND ABLE TO MULTI-TASK. X-Ray Technician ... Medical Assistant: * Perform selected nursing and administrative duties. * Prepare patients for ...
Xray Technician
May 29
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Medipro Medical Staffing
We are looking for a Full Time X-ray Technician for a large Medical facility in the Los Angeles area. The assignment is per diem and the potential for direct hire. June Start 2 week assignment 8 hour ...
Xray Technician
May 31
Courtney Medical Group
X Ray TechnicianCourtney Medical Group in Tucson, AZ, USA Compensation$20 to $22 HourlyBenefits ... technician needed for 3 Practitioner clinic Courtney Medical Group. Must be able to handle a fast ...
X Ray Technician
May 1
Buena Park, CA, USA
Marque Urgent Care
Are you a motivated X-Ray Technician who's looking to join a family-oriented team? Are you looking ... Â· Updating medical records and insurance reports · Assist during medical examinations · ...
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