Radiologic technologists and technicians

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Total Workforce

201k

Average Age

41.9

Average Salary

$63,937

Average Male Salary

$81,818

Average Female Salary

$56,082

About

Radiologic technologists and technicians are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Radiologic technologists and technicians was $63,937 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Radiologic technologists and technicians by wage are Miscellaneous first-line supervisors, protective service workers, Healthcare diagnosing or treating practitioners, all other, and Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers.

Radiologic technologists and technicians are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, and 37 more.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Radiologic technologists and technicians and on wages and locations for those in the field. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is the industry that employs the most Radiologic technologists and technicians, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Radiologic technologists and technicians, by average wage, is Administration of human resource programs. Radiologic technologists and technicians are paid most in Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA but are relatively concentrated in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$63,937

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,495

In 2018, Radiologic technologists and technicians earned an average of $63,937, $10,048 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Healthcare diagnosing or treating practitioners, all other make somewhat more than Radiologic technologists and technicians while Miscellaneous first-line supervisors, protective service workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Radiologic technologists and technicians as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.342

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Radiologic technologists and technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.342, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Radiologic technologists and technicians (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Radiologic technologists and technicians.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Radiologic technologists and technicians.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Radiologic technologists and technicians, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, Offices of physicians, and Outpatient care centers.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Radiologic technologists and technicians, by average wage, are Administration of human resource programs, Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, and Offices of physicians.

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Industries by Share

201k

2018 Workforce

± 10,993

This graphic shows the share of Radiologic technologists and technicians employed by various industries. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs the largest share of Radiologic technologists and technicians at  63%, followed by Offices of physicians with 12.6% and Outpatient care centers with 9.59%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Radiologic technologists and technicians in the US. The average age of male Radiologic technologists and technicians in the workforce is 41.9 and of female Radiologic technologists and technicians is 41.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Radiologic technologists and technicians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

61.3k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 6,076

139k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 9,165

69.5% of Radiologic technologists and technicians are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Radiologic technologists and technicians.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Radiologic technologists and technicians

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. White (Hispanic)

  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

74.5% of Radiologic technologists and technicians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.59% of Radiologic technologists and technicians, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Radiologic technologists and technicians.

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Age by Gender

41.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.21

41.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.826

The median age of Radiologic technologists and technicians is 41.9, and Male employees are generally 0.0306 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Radiologic technologists and technicians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Radiologic technologists and technicians is Health but a relatively high number of Radiologic technologists and technicians hold a major in Science Technologies.

Majors

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