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Radiographer Salary
in Los Angeles, California

$39,675 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$548

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radiographer is $39,675 a year and $19 an hour in Los Angeles, California, United States. The average salary range for a Radiographer is between $30,190 and $47,506. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Radiographer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Los Angeles, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Radiographs metal, plastics, concrete, or other materials, such as castings, sample parts, pipes, and structural members for flaws, cracks, or presence of foreign materials, utilizing knowledge of radiography equipment, techniques, and procedures: aligns object on stand between source of x rays and film or plate; or aligns source of gamma rays, such as cobalt or iridium isotope and film or plate on opposite sides of object, manually or using hand or electric truck, chain hoist, or crane.
  • Masks peripheral areas with lead shields.
  • Selects type of radiation source and type of film, and applies standard mathematical formulas to determine exposure distance and time, considering size, mobility, and strength of radiation sources in relation to density and mobility of object.
  • Verifies radiation intensities, using radiation meters.
  • Adjusts controls of x-ray equipment on console or exposes source of radioactivity to take radiograph.
  • Removes and develops film or plate.
  • Monitors working area, using survey meters, to protect personnel area.
  • May replace radioactive isotope source in containers by manipulating tongs from behind protective lead shield.
  • Marks defects appearing on film and assists in analyzing findings.
  • May specialize in x-ray work and be designated x-ray technician.
Radiographer Job Prevalence in Los Angeles, California, United States

Job family: Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

Job family population: 66,890

Estimated population of Radiographer jobs: 576

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,994
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Los Angeles, California

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Description: Los Angeles ( (listen); Spanish: Los Ángeles; Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in California, the second most populous city in the United States, after New York City, and the third most populous city in North America. With an estimated population of nearly four million, Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. The city is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood and the entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolis. Los Angeles is the largest city...

Radiographer Job Listings for Los Angeles, California

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and Radiography Technician
Apr 9
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Pavement Recycling
If you are a GPR tech and are willing to learn x-ray assistance duties or you are an IRRSP Industrial Radiographer willing to learn GPR you are a candidate. Experience in construction or the ...
Radiology Technologist
May 17
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Diagnostic Labs and Radiology
... digital radiography, ultrasound, electrocardiogram and other Mobile Clinical Services. As part of the TridentUSA Health Services Family of Providers, our highly-skilled personnel and advanced ...
Radiology Technologist
May 22
Duarte, CA, USA
Diagnostic Labs and Radiology
... digital radiography, ultrasound, electrocardiogram and other Mobile Clinical Services. As part of the TridentUSA Health Services Family of Providers, our highly-skilled personnel and advanced ...
Interventional Radiologic Technologist - Los Angeles
Jun 11
Los Angeles, California, USA
Group Heatlh
... radiographic technique.- Operates laser imagers, and Radiographic / Fluoroscopic equipment to obtain radiographic images.- Critiques radiographs for quality and accuracy.- Reviews history and ...
Mammography Technologist
May 29
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California Medical Business Services
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology to sufficiently pinpoint areas for radiography and mammography with emphasis on body placement and positioning. Basic knowledge of radiology/mammography equipment ...
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