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2021 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Salary Guide

Operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Monitor patient safety and comfort, and view images of area being scanned to ensure quality of pictures. May administer gadolinium contrast dosage intravenously. May interview patient, explain MRI procedures, and position patient on examining table. May enter into the computer data such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Salary 2021

Salary

$74.7K

Growth

7%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Make 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $52,880 $62,140 $74,690 $88,370 $104,210
Hourly Wage $25.43 $29.87 $35.91 $42.49 $50.10

How Much Do Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Make 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$52,880
$62,140
$74,690
$88,370
$104,210
Hourly Wage
$25.43
$29.87
$35.91
$42.49
$50.10

What Do Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Do?

Operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Monitor patient safety and comfort, and view images of area being scanned to ensure quality of pictures. May administer gadolinium contrast dosage intravenously. May interview patient, explain MRI procedures, and position patient on examining table. May enter into the computer data such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry.

Also known as:

Chief Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist (Chief MRI Technologist), MRI Specialist (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Specialist), MRI Technologist (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist), Magnetic Resonance Imaging Coordinator (MRI Coordinator), Magnetic Resonance Imaging Quality Assurance Coordinator (MRI Quality Assurance Coordinator)

  • Create advanced digital images of patients using computer imaging systems.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.
  • Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.
  • Check quality of diagnostic images.
  • Repair medical facility equipment.
  • Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
  • Examine medical instruments or equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Maintain medical equipment or instruments.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
  • Process x-rays or other medical images.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Job Outlook

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 38,700 41,400 7% 2,200

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Job Outlook

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
38,700
41,400
7%
2,200

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Schooling & Experience

  • Associate's degree
  • Less than 5 years work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Schools

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
AdventHealth University Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician Orlando, FL Less than one year: 3
Athens Technical College Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician Athens, GA Less than one year: 2
Augusta Technical College Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician Augusta, GA Less than one year: 5
Autry Technology Center Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician Enid, OK Less than one year: 0
Baptist Health System School of Health Professions Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician San Antonio, TX Less than one year: 5
Career Networks Institute Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician Santa Ana, CA At least one but less than two years: 22
Casa Loma College-Van Nuys Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician Van Nuys, CA 2 years: 34
Casper College Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician Casper, WY Less than one year: 0
CBD College Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician Los Angeles, CA 2 years: 0
Central Georgia Technical College Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician Warner Robins, GA Less than one year: 5

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Schools

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
Orlando, FL
Less than one year: 3
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
Athens, GA
Less than one year: 2
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
Augusta, GA
Less than one year: 5
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
Enid, OK
Less than one year: 0
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
San Antonio, TX
Less than one year: 5
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
Santa Ana, CA
At least one but less than two years: 22
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
Van Nuys, CA
2 years: 34
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
Casper, WY
Less than one year: 0
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
Los Angeles, CA
2 years: 0
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
Warner Robins, GA
Less than one year: 5

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Jobs .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
(P/T) MRI Technologist 2 - UMHC/SCCC - Miami University of Miami Miami, Florida 09/19/2021 No
CAT/MRI Technician - Radiology - Part Time (Weekends) The Mount Sinai Health System New York, New York 09/19/2021 Yes
Computed Actalent Charleston, South Carolina 09/19/2021 Yes
CT / X-Ray Technologist Sutter Health Stockton, California 09/19/2021 Yes
CT Tech PRN Baylor Scott & White Health College Station, Texas 09/19/2021 Yes
CT Tech(Imaging) - Reg WellStar Health Systems Douglasville, Georgia 09/19/2021 Yes
CT Technologist Infirmary Health FAIRHOPE 09/19/2021 No
CT Technologist PRN HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Belton, Missouri 09/18/2021 No
CT Technologist-(Sign on Bonus $5k for Eligible New Hires) Texas Health Resources Bedford, Texas 09/19/2021 Yes
CT/MRI Technologist - Safety Sensitive White River Medical Center (Health System) Batesville, Arkansas 09/19/2021 No

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Jobs .

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
University of Miami
Miami, Florida
09/19/2021
No
The Mount Sinai Health System
New York, New York
09/19/2021
Yes
Actalent
Charleston, South Carolina
09/19/2021
Yes
Sutter Health
Stockton, California
09/19/2021
Yes
Baylor Scott & White Health
College Station, Texas
09/19/2021
Yes
WellStar Health Systems
Douglasville, Georgia
09/19/2021
Yes
Infirmary Health
FAIRHOPE
09/19/2021
No
HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
Belton, Missouri
09/18/2021
No
Texas Health Resources
Bedford, Texas
09/19/2021
Yes
White River Medical Center (Health System)
Batesville, Arkansas
09/19/2021
No

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Salary Guide 2021

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