• Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 62,460
    $45,640 range bar $82,080
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
    Image of growth rate score 3
    Moderately Growing
  • Radiologic Technologists, also known as radiographers, perform x rays and other diagnostic imaging examinations on patients.

What do they typically do

  • Operate the computerized equipment to take the images
  • Adjust and maintain imaging equipment
  • Keep accurate, detailed patient records
  • Position the patient and the equipment in order to get the correct image
  • Set up examination rooms, ensuring that all necessary equipment is ready
  • Protect the patient by shielding exposed areas that do not need to be imaged
  • Review and evaluate developed x-rays and other information to make sure the images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes
  • Prepare patients for procedures, taking a medical history and answering questions about the procedure

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Openings 548

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