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Radiographer Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$41,551 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radiographer is $41,551 a year and $20 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Radiographer is between $31,619 and $49,753. 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 Boston, Massachusetts.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Boston, Massachusetts, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Boston, Massachusetts

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

Radiographer Job Listings for Boston, Massachusetts

Radiologic Technologist -$3,000 Sign on Bonus!
Jun 11
Manchester, NH, USA
Are you a licensed radiographer who loves what you do, but doesn't love being stuck indoors all day? Take your skills on the road! Apply to MobilexUSA, a unique mobile diagnostics company that ...
Radiologic Technologist
May 28
Acton, MA, USA
Pharmaceutical Strategies
Evaluate images for correct anatomical parts, radiographic technique, and signs of radiation protection usage * Able to appropriately and maturely respond to a variety of situations. These situations ...
Radiologic Technologist -$5,000 Sign on Bonus!
May 23
Providence, RI, USA
Are you a licensed radiographer who loves what you do, but doesn't love being stuck indoors all day? Take your skills on the road! Apply to MobilexUSA, a unique mobile diagnostics company that ...
Radiologic Technologist (RT, X-Ray Tech)
Apr 30
Haverhill, United States
MedExpress Urgent Care
Retrieve and archive Radiographic Reports. * Create/Burn CD's in compliance with HIPAA regulations. * At the direction of the Provider, completes orders per clinical functions by position. (State ...
Cat Scan Supervisor
May 10
Milton, MA, USA
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Milton
Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program and has a current MA license in Radiography and CT. Current ARRT (R) (CT) certification and registration. BLS/CPR Certification required. At ...
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