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X-ray Technician salary in United States

How much does an X-ray Technician make in the United States?

Average base salary

$29.46
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a x-ray technician is $29.46 per hour in the United States. 15.5k salaries reported, updated at August 11, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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1 to 2 years
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6 to 9 years
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Top companies for X-ray Technicians in United States

  1. CentraCare
    3.4star
    327 reviews10 salaries reported
    $50.48per hour
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Highest paying cities for X-ray Technicians in United States

  1. Chicago, IL
    $31.98 per hour
    51 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $31.41 per hour
    339 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $30.98 per hour
    135 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $30.54 per hour
    75 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $30.10 per hour
    201 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $28.64 per hour
    90 salaries reported
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Where can an X-ray Technician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for X-ray Technicians

Most recommended license

Fluoroscopy Licenseearn +32.72% more

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 3.23% since 2018. X-ray Technicians with this license earn +32.72% more than the average base salary, which is $29.46 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
201237increase by 37
201349increase by 32.43%
201432decrease by 34.69%
201525decrease by 21.88%
201625decrease by 0.00%
201729increase by 16.00%
201831increase by 6.90%
201930decrease by 3.23%

Top companies hiring X-ray Technicians on Indeed

Stellar Career College
Reston Radiology Consultants
US Military Treatment Facilities under DHA
Lockheed Martin
StoneSprings Surgicenter
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Top skills
Acute Care
+38.11%salary
Top fields of study
Medical Degree
+39.53%salary
Top certifications
ARRT (CI) Certification
+49.57%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
66 jobs229
10 jobs99
95 jobs237
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Most common benefits for X-ray Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Housing stipend
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid housing
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 534 ratings

57% of X-ray Technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

CT Technologist

15,707 job openings

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Common questions about salaries for an X-ray Technician

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