Radiology Technologist (X-ray tech)

What Does A Radiology Technologist (X-ray tech) Do?

A radiology technologist (x-ray tech) perform x-rays on patients.

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How Do I Become A Radiology Technologist (X-ray tech)?

Completing a two-year college program in a radiology technology program is required to obtain this position. A four-year bachelor’s degree in this field will make an applicant more competitive.

What is the Average Salary For A Radiology Technologist (X-ray tech)?

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

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Radiology Technologist (X-ray tech)?

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

What Is The Work Environment For A Radiology Technologist (X-ray tech)?

X-ray technologists typically work in hospitals, doctor’s office, and diagnostic laboraboties.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Radiology Technologist (X-ray tech)?

The job outlook for this position looks fair 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 Radiology Technologist (X-ray tech)?