How much does an MRI Technologist I make in the United States? The average MRI Technologist I salary in the United States is $73,183 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $60,951 and $83,322. 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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Job Description for MRI Technologist I

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 ARRT certification. Typically requires State License based on Clinical Specialty. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. The MRI Technologist I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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