Interprofessional Health Professions Collaboration

Radiographer

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.

Professional Associations

Salary

According to the Mayo Clinic, nationwide, the starting salary for a radiographer is between $30,000 and $35,000.