CT Technologist

What Does A CT Technologist Do?

A CT Specialist injects contrast material into a person’s blood, then places them in a machine to produce a CT scan.

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How Do I Become A CT Technologist?

Completing a two- year college program in Radiologic Technology or a related field is necessary to perform this job. Additional courses specifically related to CT scans may also be required.

What is the Average Salary For A CT Technologist?

High – 82,000
Median – 57,000
Low – 38,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A CT Technologist?

  • Science – As much as possible, including biology, anatomy, and psychology!
  • Math – As much as possible!
  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication

What Is The Work Environment For A CT Technologist?

CT specialists typically work in hospitals, diagnostic labs, and doctor’s offices.

What Is The Future Outlook For A CT Technologist?

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degrees Should I Consider If I Want To Be A CT Technologist?