Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

5.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
47%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
7.2%
by 2031
WAGES
$77,360
or $37.19 hourly
VOLUME
38,070
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 47% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists' job openings is expected to rise 7.2% by 2031
'Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists' was $77,360, or $37.19 hourly
'Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists' are paid 69.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as magnetic resonance imaging technologists?

As of 2021 there were 38,070 people employed as Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists.

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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