How Much Do X-Ray Technicians Make?

How Much Do X-Ray Technicians Make?

The median annual wage for X-ray technicians was $60,070 in May 2019. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $36,140, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $93,350.

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X-Ray Technician Salaries by State

While X-ray technician salaries can vary widely depending on experience, location, and employer, Glassdoor’s 2020 national average salary for X-ray technicians is $59,ALK per year.

To get a better sense of how much X-ray technicians make across the country, we took a closer look at Glassdoor’s salary data for this role in 10 states. Here’s what we found:

Alabama: $57,460 per year
Alaska: $64,070 per year
Arizona: $58,170 per year
Arkansas: $54,760 per year
California: $68,520 per year
Colorado: $59,750 per year
Connecticut: $64,240 per year
Delaware: $62,490 per year
District of Columbia: $70,580 per year
Florida: $57,830 per year

X-Ray Technician Salaries by City

City, State Median Hourly Wage Median Annual Wage

Anchorage, AK $33.19 $68,990

Atlanta, GA $28.59 $59,430

Birmingham, AL $29.04 $60,330

Boise City, ID $28.17 $58,610

X-Ray Technician Salaries by Industry

The average salary for an X-Ray Technician is $28.93 per hour. X-Ray technicians make a median salary of $62,670 per year. The top 10 percent of earners make more than $79,560 per year, while the bottom 10 percent earn less than $50,410 per year.

Industry Sector – Median Salary – Top 10th Percentile – Bottom 10th Percentile

Health Care – $64,020 – $83,270 – $50,410

Hospitals – $62,670 – $79,560 – $50,410

Outpatient Care Centers – $35,010 – $46,480 – N/A

X-Ray Technician Salaries by Experience Level

X-Ray Technician Salaries by Experience Level

Entry level (0-5 years): $29,000

Mid-career (5-10 years): $36,000

Experienced (10-20 years): $44,000

Late-career (20+ years): $50,000

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