MRI Technologist Salary in the United States

How much does a MRI Technologist make in the United States? The average MRI Technologist salary in the United States is $76,673 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $69,758 and $83,998. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

MRI Technologist operates a magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies. Selects appropriate imaging techniques and operates console and peripheral hardware. Being an MRI Technologist enters and monitors patient data, transfers images from disk to magnetic media to produce the transparency, and develops film in an automatic processor. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, MRI Technologist typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. Requires registration with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.). MRI Technologist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%