Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

29-2037 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians*

* This occupation has the same title, but not necessarily the same content, as the 2010 SOC occupation

This OES occupation is a combination of data collected for the 2010 SOC occupations 29-2034 Radiologic Technologists, 29-2035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists and the 2000 SOC occupation 29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
216,730 0.9 % $26.80 $55,730 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.55 $21.25 $26.13 $31.53 $36.95
Annual Wage (2) $36,510 $44,200 $54,340 $65,590 $76,850


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 129,750 2.52 $26.87 $55,880
Offices of Physicians 45,530 1.97 $25.96 $54,000
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 19,710 8.63 $28.00 $58,240
Outpatient Care Centers 6,480 1.09 $25.76 $53,590
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,360 0.21 $27.67 $57,540

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 19,710 8.63 $28.00 $58,240
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 129,750 2.52 $26.87 $55,880
Offices of Physicians 45,530 1.97 $25.96 $54,000
Outpatient Care Centers 6,480 1.09 $25.76 $53,590
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 2,200 1.03 $29.11 $60,550

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 170 0.03 $32.17 $66,910
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,950 0.07 $30.45 $63,330
Office Administrative Services 330 0.08 $29.60 $61,580
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 2,200 1.03 $29.11 $60,550
Employment Services 1,060 0.04 $28.42 $59,120


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 16,350 1.17 0.69 $31.75 $66,040
Texas 15,170 1.50 0.88 $25.77 $53,610
Florida 14,490 2.04 1.20 $24.81 $51,590
New York 13,120 1.57 0.92 $30.05 $62,500
Ohio 10,070 2.05 1.20 $24.12 $50,170




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 1,970 2.86 1.68 $20.64 $42,920
Rhode Island 1,160 2.59 1.52 $30.23 $62,890
Delaware 1,030 2.58 1.51 $29.55 $61,460
South Dakota 920 2.39 1.40 $21.97 $45,690
Kentucky 4,050 2.36 1.39 $22.42 $46,630




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 6,760 2.17 1.27 $37.94 $78,920
Maryland 4,730 1.92 1.13 $33.14 $68,940
California 16,350 1.17 0.69 $31.75 $66,040
Nevada 1,380 1.24 0.73 $31.71 $65,960
District of Columbia 780 1.22 0.72 $31.70 $65,930

Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 6,440 1.29 0.76 $32.06 $66,690
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 4,380 1.24 0.72 $29.86 $62,100
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,290 1.12 0.66 $29.57 $61,510
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,860 2.33 1.37 $43.12 $89,690
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,730 1.49 0.88 $27.25 $56,690
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,340 1.99 1.17 $27.65 $57,510
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 3,240 1.80 1.05 $27.93 $58,080
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,930 1.33 0.78 $25.64 $53,340
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,740 1.20 0.70 $33.02 $68,680
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,720 1.62 0.95 $29.18 $60,700




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rochester, MN 470 4.68 2.75 $32.51 $67,610
Punta Gorda, FL 170 4.51 2.64 $26.45 $55,020
Johnson City, TN 310 4.15 2.43 $22.17 $46,120
Danbury, CT 270 4.08 2.39 $30.60 $63,640
Jackson, TN 220 4.03 2.36 $22.06 $45,880
Gainesville, FL 480 4.01 2.35 $25.07 $52,140
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 180 3.73 2.19 $22.11 $45,980
Winchester, VA-WV 190 3.73 2.19 $26.42 $54,950
Morgantown, WV 210 3.71 2.18 $21.00 $43,670
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 400 3.70 2.17 $22.47 $46,730