Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

5.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
22%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
8.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$74,690
or $35.91 hourly
VOLUME
39,270
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 22% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists' job openings is expected to rise 8.1% by 2030
'Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists' was $74,690, or $35.91 hourly
'Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists' are paid 78.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 39,270 people employed as Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 29-2035.00

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