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Radiographer Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$39,838 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$550

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radiographer is $39,838 a year and $19 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Radiographer is between $30,315 and $47,702. 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 Alexandria, Virginia.

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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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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:
$46,184
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria Cost of Living Score:

Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

Radiographer Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

Radiologic Technologist-Clinton, Maryland-PRN-160
May 4
Clinton, MD, USA
Patient First
Licensed to practice as a Radiographer by the Maryland Board of Physicians. Company Description Want to be part of a winning team and an innovative and growing health care company? Patient First ...
Radiologic Technologist-Annapolis, Maryland-PT-163
May 16
Annapolis, MD, USA
Patient First
Licensed to practice as a Radiographer by the Maryland Board of Physicians. Company Description Want to be part of a winning team and an innovative and growing health care company? Patient First ...
Radiologic Technologist - $10,000 Sign-on Bonus
May 16
Baltimore, MD, 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 ...
Mammography/Radiography/BD Technologist FLOAT (FDIC)
Apr 18
Fairfax, United States
Fairfax Radiological Consultants
Mammography/Radiography/Dexa Technologist - FLOAT - (FDIC) Fairfax Radiological Consultants (FRC), PC is seeking a Full Time Multi Modality Tech to work at several centers in Fairfax County, VA. Will ...
Mammography/Radiography/BD Technologist (Spf)
Mar 28
Springfield, United States
Fairfax Radiological Consultants
Mammography/Radiography/Dexa Technologist (Springfield, VA) Fairfax Radiological Consultants (FRC), PC is seeking an experienced technologist to work in Springfield, VA. This is a Full Time position ...
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