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Career Opportunities

The largest number of Radiologic Technologists are employed to staff diagnostic radiology departments in hospitals. Many, however, seek employment in clinics, doctor's offices, and industry.

Manufacturers of radiology equipment and supplies hire technologists as technical advisors and company representatives. Technologists are also employed in the automotive, aircraft, and ship building industries. Many factories use x-rays to find flaws in metal, castings and welds.

Photo of radiologic technologist looking at x-rays.Opportunities are available in management and administration in radiology departments. Radiologic technology schools also offer employment opportunities to technologists as instructors.

Most graduates earn between $16-25/hr. upon graduation.

A number of opportunities may be available in multiple modalities in radiology by the registered technologist. Some of these modalities are: Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Ultrasound, Special Procedures (Vascular), Cardiac Catheterization, and Mammography.

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