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MRI Technologist in the United States

How much does a MRI Technologist earn in the United States? The average MRI Technologist salary in the United States is $75,719 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $68,894 and $82,955. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. Requires registration with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.). Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.

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    MRI Technologist


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