How much does a MRI Technologist make? The median annual MRI Technologist salary is $71,661, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $65,208-$78,490, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title MRI Technologist in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of MRI Technologist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical MRI Technologist in the United States is $71,661, so 50% of the people who perform the job of MRI Technologist in the United States are expected to make less than $71,661.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of MRI Technologist that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of MRI Technologist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
Operates a magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies. Selects appropriate imaging techniques and operates console and peripheral hardware. Enters and monitors patient data, transfers images from disk to magnetic media to produce the transparency, and develops film in an automatic processor. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Requires registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.). Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. View full job description