• Careers and Employment Outlook

    Radiologic Technology offers exciting possibilities for those who truly desire a career associated with medical science and a unique position on the medical team. Job opportunities can be described as excellent in many areas of the country. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of radiologic technologists is expected to increase by about 21 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. In May of 2012, median annual wage for a radiologic technologist was $54,620. As the population grows and ages, there will be an increasing demand for diagnostic imaging.” In 2006, annual base salaries are ranged from approximately $39,840 to $68, 920. Some medical facilities also offer sign-on bonuses, continued educational assistance, shift differentials, call back pay or benefits such as vacation, payed-time-off (PTO), medical and dental insurance, and retirement incentives.

    Radiologic Technology is a general program offering preparation for students who want to work in radiology departments of hospitals, offices of private physicians, clinics, or other health facilities that utilize radiographic procedures.