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Required Education & Licensure
An associate’s or bachelor’s degree and a passing score on the American American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination
What do they do?
They examine the patient for broken bones, ulcers, tumors, diseases, or malfunctions of various organs through the production of consistently high-quality radiographs (x-rays) ready for the radiologist's interpretation. See program description at Armstrong Radiologic Sciences.
Where do they work?
Hospitals, physician's offices, clinics, public health service agencies, and private industries.
- The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
- American Society of Radiologic Technologist
- Radiologic Society of North America
- American Healthcare Radiology Administrators
- Radiological Society of North America
According to the Mayo Clinic, nationwide, the starting salary for a radiographer is between $30,000 and $35,000.