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Radiographer Salary
in Richmond, Virginia

$35,145 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$485

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radiographer is $35,145 a year and $17 an hour in Richmond, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Radiographer is between $26,744 and $42,082. 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 Richmond, 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 Richmond, 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:
$40,743
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond Cost of Living Score:

Description: Richmond () is a city in the U.S. state of Virginia and its capital. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. Richmond was incorporated in 1742 and has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 204,214; in 2016, the population was estimated to be 223,170, making Richmond the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg, 66 miles...

Radiographer Job Listings for Richmond, Virginia

Mobile Radiologic Technologist - TRAVEL REQUIRED
Jun 24
Richmond, VA, USA
Dynamic Mobile Imaging
Supervises and evaluates activities of student radiographers as assigned for training. * Performs record keeping and related functions which include but not limited to: Assures accurate information ...
Radiologic Technologist (Mobile) - $4000 SIGN ON BONUS
Jun 12
Richmond, VA, USA
Dynamic Mobile Imaging
Supervises and evaluates activities of student radiographers as assigned for training. * Performs record keeping and related functions which include but not limited to: Assures accurate information ...
Mobile Radiologic Technologist - $4000 SIGN ON BONUS
Jun 4
Richmond, VA, USA
Dynamic Mobile Imaging
Supervises and evaluates activities of student radiographers as assigned for training. * Performs record keeping and related functions which include but not limited to: Assures accurate information ...
Radiologic Technologist - $3,000 Sign-on Bonus
May 16
Richmond, VA, 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 ...
Radiologic Technologist (RT, X-Ray Tech)
May 3
Midlothian, 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 ...
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