Radiologic Technology

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$57,768.99
Local Jobs
512
Regional Salary
$62,724.20
Radiologic Technologists

Occupation Profile

Position x-ray equipment and adjust controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance. Use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff. Position patient on examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requested by physician. Process exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods. Explain procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and obtain cooperation.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$57,768.99

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

512

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$62,724.20

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

Education Programs

Coastal Bend College
Radiologic Technology

Virginia Wall

Coastal Bend College
(361) 354-2501
vtwall@coastalbend.edu
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
AH AAS 60 No Yes
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