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Radiographer Salary
in Houston, Texas

$35,343 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$488

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radiographer is $35,343 a year and $17 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Radiographer is between $26,894 and $42,319. 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 Houston, Texas.

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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 Houston, 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:
$40,972
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Houston, Texas

Houston Cost of Living Score:

Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Radiographer Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Radiologic Technologist I - Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital
Jun 13
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 ...
Interventional Radiologic Technologist II (Neuro) - Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital
Jun 14
The Woodlands, United States
Houston Methodist
American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Radiography (ARRT (R)) * Registration as a Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT-GC) * American Heart Association BLS * Certification in Vascular ...
LVT - Diagnostic Imaging
Mar 25
Houston, TX, USA
Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists
Knowledge of the archiving system for radiographic reports so that they can be easily located. * Recording and documenting appropriately in patient medical records * Data entry of invoices in ...
Full Or Part - Time Veterinarian needed in Richmond TX, Just outside of Southwest Houston
Jun 12
Richmond, TX, USA
Rose-Rich Veterinary Clinic
Our equipment consists of Abaxis in-house laboratory, digital radiography,/digital dental radiography, and ultrasound. We have dedicated radiology, dental and surgical suites as well as a separate IC ...
Seeking Experienced Vet - Established Small Animal Practice with a Brand New Building
Apr 12
Pasadena, TX, USA
Red Bluff Animal Hospital
We will provide digital radiography, digital dental radiography, in-house lab equipment, cytology/microscopy, ECG, and ultrasonography. Our new building is expected to be completed by March 2019. The ...
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