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Radiographer Salary
in Omaha, Nebraska

$33,439 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$461

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radiographer is $33,439 a year and $16 an hour in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Radiographer is between $25,446 and $40,040. 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 Omaha, Nebraska.

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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 Omaha, Nebraska, 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:
$38,765
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Omaha, Nebraska

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Description: Omaha ( OH-mə-hah) is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County. Omaha is in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. The nation's 40th-largest city, Omaha's 2018 estimated population was 466,061. Omaha is the anchor of the eight-county, bi-state Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area. The Omaha Metropolitan Area is the 59th largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 944,316 (2018). The Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, NE-IA Combined Statistical Area (CSA) encompasses the Omaha-Council Bluffs...

Radiographer Job Listings for Omaha, Nebraska

Radiology Technician
Mar 30
Fremont, NE, USA
Fremont Area Medical Center
Provides radiographic and fluoroscopic imaging to support patient care activities. Contact Information Bernita Mascher (402) 941-7366 bmascher@famc.org
Mammography Tech
Apr 11
Fremont, NE, USA
Fremont Area Medical Center
Radiology Fremont, NE Full-time, Full Time Days 7a-5p Job Details Provides mammographic, radiographic and fluoroscopic imaging to support patient care activities. Must be ARRT registered in ...
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Jun 13
Omaha, NE, USA
Morgan Pet Clinic
Digital radiography and digital dental radiography are also utilized. Our clinic operates AVImark software. Candidates must possess: Nebraska veterinary technician license--current and in good ...
Dental Hygienist
Jun 6
Lincoln, NE, USA
Hilltop Dental
Each operators is fully computerized with digital radiography. Our office provides a very attractive salary based on experience and a full range of benefits including health insurance. Offering a ...
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