Radiologic technologists and technicians

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
211k
Average Age
42.3
Estimated Job Growth
6.65%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$64,232
Average Male Salary
$80,581
Average Female Salary
$56,691

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 $64,232 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Radiologic technologists and technicians by wage are Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, Electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians, and Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products.

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

The top 3 locations that employ the most Radiologic technologists and technicians are Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS, Farragut Town PUMA, TN, and North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Radiologic technologists and technicians are Hinds (West), Warren & Copiah CountiesVicksburg City PUMA, MS, Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS, and Calhoun County PUMA, AL.

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 Scientific research & development services. Radiologic technologists and technicians are paid most in Ringwood, Wanaque & Pompton Lakes Boroughs PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in Hinds (West), Warren & Copiah CountiesVicksburg City PUMA, MS.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$64,232
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,015

In 2020, Radiologic technologists and technicians earned an average of $64,232, $8,278 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers make somewhat more than Radiologic technologists and technicians while Electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians 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

0.319
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Radiologic technologists and technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.319, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Radiologic technologists and technicians

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

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Industries by Share

211k
2020 Workforce
± 11,258
3.03%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 7.39%

The number of people employed as Radiologic technologists and technicians has been growing at a rate of 3.03%, from 204,370 people in 2019 to 210,553 people in 2020.

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  64.3%, followed by Offices of physicians with 11.4% and Outpatient care centers with 9.09%.

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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 43.3 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).

Composition by Sex

66.5k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 6,328
144k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 9,315

68.4% of Radiologic technologists and technicians are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

74% of Radiologic technologists and technicians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 7.11% of Radiologic technologists and technicians, Black (Non-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 Sex

43.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.2
41.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.816

The median age of Radiologic technologists and technicians is 42.3, and Male employees are generally 1.33 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.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Radiologic Technologists and Technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Radiologic Technologists and Technicians are expected to see a growth of 6.65% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

6.65%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Radiologic Technologists and Technicians. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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