What does a Registered Radiographer do?

Radiographers perform medical radiologic procedures using ionizing radiation. Radiographers work with patients of all ages. A radiographer may perform radiologic exams in the emergency trauma center, surgery, and intensive care units, as well as in the Radiology department. Quality radiologic care when performing medical imaging procedures includes assessing patient condition, and adhering to the principles of radiation protection for the patient, self and others. Radiographers accurately produce images of anatomical structures by applying knowledge of anatomy, radiographic positioning, and radiographic technique. Additional duties may include radiographic equipment maintenance, image processing, keeping patient records, and communication with other health professionals, and other assorted office tasks. Radiographers are employed in hospitals, medical clinics, and private doctor's offices. If you like working with people, highly technical medical imaging equipment and have good physical and mental stamina, this may be the occupation for you.

The job outlook looks very bright. The profession currently is experiencing more job openings then radiographers to fill the positions. This bright job outlook spreads nationwide and for the next decade.

 

Salary Range:

As of March 2003,  there are many positions in Radiology and Imaging located throughout the United States with salaries ranging from the low $40's to over $150,000, in all specialties of Medical Imaging.

 

Benefits / Salary:

Excellent benefit package to include a very attractive & Competitive Base Salary, Major Medical, (Dental/Vision), Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Spending Account, Accidental D&D, Plus so much more.

 

Sample Illustration

$5,000.00    to

$10000.00

Sign on Bonus

For Some Positions

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Prog Director -Radiograpgy

Prefers Masters Degree

2 years as Instructor -ARRT Reg

$40,000 -$65,000

Central Arkansas

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Director of Radiography

Masters Degree Preferred

3 years Hosp Supv 100 employees

$75,000 -$112,000 +Bonus

Texas

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Chief Sonographer

BS Degree -Related

3-5 Yrs Mgmt /OB experience

$70,000 -$95,000

Massachusetts

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Radiologic Technologist

BS Degree -AMA approved

3 yrs Diagnostic Radiographic

$40,000 - $50,000

Connecticut

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

ARRT, NMCMT, ASCP

3 yrs SPECT Imaging -Phar.

$58,000 - $62,000

Colorado / Arkansas

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CT Scan Technologist

ARRT -CT angio 3D image

2 yrs CT Scanning, helical tech

$40,000 -$60,000

South Carolina & Arkansas

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X-Ray Technologist

Degree in Radiology -ARRT Reg

0-1 Year exp as a Techn.

$32,000 - $46,000

Michigan / Arkansas

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Radiologic Technologist

BS in Radiology -Board Certi.

Diagnostic Radiolographic Exams

$40,000 -$58,000

Arkansas

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Ultrasound Technologist

Degree -Days Mon- Friday

3-5 years in Echocardiography

$50,000 -$63,000

New York & New Jersey

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Radiology / X-Ray Technologist

Portable X-Ray Equipment

Chest & Extremities Required

$40,000 -$48,500

Tennessee & Arkansas

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Nuclear Medicine Supervisor

NMCB -ARRT Registered

Strong Nuclear Cardiology

$65,000 -$85,000

Arkansas

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Radiographer -Angio Interven.

Degree from approved School

3 years CT , 2 yrs gen Red Tech

$47,500 - $57,000

Missouri

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Mammographers

ARRT Registered

2-6 yrs exp routine imaging  proc

$46,000 -$52,000

Arkansas

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MRI Technologist

MRI Registered or Eligible

2 years Min Supervisory exp.

$53,500 -$82,100

Pennsylvania

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Cardiac Echo Technologist

RDCS Certified, BCLS Certi.

2-D, M-mode, Doppler,

$42,000 -$59,600

Arkansas, Florida, Alabama

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Echo Technologist

Degree -Related -Registered

2-3 yrs as Echo Technologist

$40,000 -$62,800

Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico

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Director -Radiography Program

Masters Degree preferred

Must have taught at College level

$Open Depends on Exp & educ

Oklahoma / Arkansas

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Special Procedures Radiology

ARRT -Degree

2-3 Yrs of Special Procedures

$48,000 -$56,000

Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas

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Radiologic Technologist (Gen)

Certification by AMA & ARRT

GE, Siemens & Phillips Equip.

$45,000 -$55,000

Florida, Alabama, Arkansas

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Radiologic Technologist –Diag.

BS Degree -AMA approved

3 yrs Diagnostic Radiographic

$40,000 - $50,000

Arkansas , Tennessee, Texas

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Ultrasonographer

ARDMS

Obstetrics, Gynecology, Abdomi.

$50,000 - $62,000

California, Arkansas, Arizona

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Senior Ultrasonographer

ARDMS, ARRT, RVT

Diagnostic Medical Sono

$50, 000 -$75,000

Massachusetts

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MRI Supervisor

MRI Registered or Eligible

2 years min Supervisory exp

$53,500 - $82,100

Pennsylvania

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Diagnostic Supervisor

ARRT Certified

8 years experience

$50,000 - $82,000

Arkansas