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Radiologic Technologists

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Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.


  • Employment is projected to grow faster than average; those with knowledge of more than one diagnostic imaging procedure will have the best employment opportunities.
  • Formal training programs in radiography are offered in hospitals or colleges and universities and lead to a certificate, an associate degree, or a bachelor's degree.
  • Most States require licensure, and requirements vary.
  • Although hospitals will remain the primary employer, a number of new jobs will be found in physicians' offices and diagnostic imaging centers.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $55,120/yr ($27.56/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Associates Degree