How much does an MRI Technologist I make in the United States? The average MRI Technologist I salary in the United States is $70,639 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $58,833 and $80,422. 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. 

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MRI Technologist I operates a magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images used in the diagnosis and treatment of patient pathologies. Uses knowledge of imaging techniques and cross-sectional anatomy to create high quality images for interpretation by radiologists and other medical professionals. Being an MRI Technologist I modifies technical settings and adjusts scanning parameters to enhance images and minimize unnecessary exposure. Performs routine inspections and maintenance on scanner and archives imaging data. Additionally, MRI Technologist I typically requires an associate degree in a related area. Requires registration with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. The MRI Technologist I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be an MRI Technologist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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