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Radiographer Salary
in Texas, United States

$33,257 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$459

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radiographer is $33,257 a year and $16 an hour in Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Radiographer is between $25,307 and $39,821. 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 Texas, United States.

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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 Texas, 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:
$38,554
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Texas, United States

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Description: Texas (, locally ; Spanish: Texas or Tejas, pronounced [ˈtexas] (listen)) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast. Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth largest in the U.S., while San Antonio is the second...

Radiographer Job Listings for Texas, United States

Radiographer II - Radiology - Medical Center
Jun 20
San Angelo, TX, USA
Shannon Medical Center
Radiographer IICategory: Radiology Department: Radiology Status: Full Time Schedule: FT Description: Performs a variety of x-ray procedures to include diagnostic, fluoroscopy and surgical procedures ...
Radiologic Technologist I - Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Jun 20
Houston Methodist
The Radiologic Technologist I completes a variety of routine diagnostic radiology procedures to include X-ray, OR and Fluoroscopy procedures of moderate complexity utilizing digital radiography and ...
Radiologic Technologist I - Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital
Jun 17
The Woodlands, United States
Houston Methodist
... radiography and fluoroscopy techniques. Provides direct assistance to physicians with all diagnostic / special procedures. Delivers exceptional patient care and adheres to radiation standards and ...
SC Radiographer
Apr 3
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Cook Children's Medical Center
Functions in collaboration with physician(s), physician assistant(s) and/or nurse practitioners(s), and nursing staff in support of Our Promise. Accountable for performing quality diagnostic imaging ...
Radiologic Technologist - Evenings
May 22
Fort Worth, TX, USA
MobilexUSA
* Perform and process X-Rays using portable digital (DR) or computed (CR) radiography equipment and submit/transmit them to a Radiologist for interpretation. * Unload portable X-Ray equipment and take ...
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