Imaging

Radiology / Radiologic Technician and CT Technician

Maintain and use equipment and supplies necessary to demonstrate portions of the human body on x-ray film or fluoroscopic screen for diagnostic purposes.

MRI Technician – Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computerized Tomography

Operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Monitor patient safety and comfort, and view images of area being scanned to ensure quality of pictures. May administer gadolinium contrast dosage intravenously. May interview patient, explain MRI procedures, and position patient on examining table. May enter into the computer data such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry.

Nuclear Medicine Technician

Prepare, administer, and measure radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies using a variety of radioisotope equipment. Prepare stock solutions of radioactive materials and calculate doses to be administered by radiologists. Subject patients to radiation. Execute blood volume, red cell survival, and fat absorption studies following standard laboratory techniques.

Ultrasound Technician

Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.

Diagnostic Technician – Neurodiagnostic Technologist

Conduct electroneurodiagnostic (END) tests such as electroencephalograms, evoked potentials, polysomnograms, or electronystagmograms. May perform nerve conduction studies.

Description 2016 Jobs 2026 Jobs
(Projected)
Median Pay
(Hourly)
Low Pay
(Hourly)
High Pay
(Hourly)
Radiology / Radiologic Technician 761 936 $26.75 $16.88 $37.95
CT Technician 761 936 $26.75 $16.88 $37.95
MRI Technician – Magnetic Resonance, and Computerized Tomography 761 936 $26.75 $16.88 $37.95
Nuclear Medicine Technician 300 350 $34.13 $25.67 $43.90
Ultrasound Technician – Sonographic 1,110 1,371 $33.04 $24.64 $43.34
Diagnostic Technician – Neurodiagnostic Technologist 761 936 $26.75 $16.88 $37.95

Areas of Study:

Associate’s Degree, Imaging Technology

Main Menu