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Radiographer Salary
in Atlanta, Georgia

$34,699 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$479

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

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The average pay for a Radiographer is $34,699 a year and $17 an hour in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The average salary range for a Radiographer is between $26,404 and $41,548. 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 Atlanta, Georgia.

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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 Atlanta, Georgia, 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:
$40,226
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Atlanta, Georgia

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Description: Atlanta () is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2018 population of 498,044, it is also the 37th most-populous city in the United States. The city serves as the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5.9 million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the nation. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County, the most populous county in Georgia. Portions of the city extend eastward into neighboring DeKalb County. Atlanta was originally founded as the terminating stop of a major state-sponsored railroad. With rapid expansion, however...

Radiographer Job Listings for Atlanta, Georgia

Experienced Veterinary Technician
Jun 19
Braselton, GA, USA
Chateau Animal Hospital
... radiography, dental radiography, administering medications and treatments, reviewing treatment protocols with pet owners. Customer service sills are imperative in this service industry. We offer a ...
Field Service Engineer-Xray
May 29
Atlanta, GA, USA
blue ridge xray co inc
Service to include general radiographic systems both analog and digital in various settings to include orthopedic,urgent care,imaging centers,veterinary,chiropractor and acute care.Factory training ...
Full Time Kennel Technician
Jul 8
Union City, GA, USA
UNION CITY VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTE
Fovea digital radiography Ultrasound In-house laboratories and pharmacy Cold Laser Therapy Management of client database through V-Tech Platinum High volumes of internal medicine, emergency cases and ...
Dental Assistant- Bilingual- Spanish
Jun 3
Atlanta, GA, USA
Mercy Care
Certified to operate radiographic equipment in the State of Georgia. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: At least one year experience in assisting a dentist in the provision of comprehensive dental treatment ...
ER Veterinary Technician
Jun 21
Atlanta, GA, USA
Frisco Emergency Pet Care
Digital radiography * Surgical prep * Collect specimens and run in-house diagnostics * Client education and patient discharge * Fill RX's Company Description Frisco Emergency Pet Care is open 24/7, ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radiographer is $34,699 a year and $17 an hour in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The average salary range for a Radiographer is between $26,404 and $41,548. 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 Atlanta, Georgia.

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Radiographer Job Listings for Atlanta, Georgia

Experienced Veterinary Technician
Jun 19
Braselton, GA, USA
Chateau Animal Hospital
... radiography, dental radiography, administering medications and treatments, reviewing treatment protocols with pet owners. Customer service sills are imperative in this service industry. We offer a ...
Field Service Engineer-Xray
May 29
Atlanta, GA, USA
blue ridge xray co inc
Service to include general radiographic systems both analog and digital in various settings to include orthopedic,urgent care,imaging centers,veterinary,chiropractor and acute care.Factory training ...
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