Training Requirements for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Magnetic resonance imaging technologists need an associate's degree and less than 5 years experience.

Degrees for Magnetic resonance imaging technologists
Percent
Less than High School 0.8
High School 5.8
Some College 19.1
Associates Degree 44.5
Bachelors Degree 24.8
Masters Degree 3.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.6

Employment Outlook for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

This represents about 33,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 3,000 more magnetic resonance imaging technologists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 9,000 more.

Typical Income for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Hourly Income

On average,magnetic resonance imaging technologists make $33.29 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Magnetic resonance imaging technologists $23.06 $27.40 $32.90 $38.30 $46.10
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health technologists and technicians $12.29 $15.63 $20.55 $27.58 $35.76
Diagnostic related technologists and technicians $18.53 $23.53 $29.40 $36.40 $44.03
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, magnetic resonance imaging technologists make $69,240 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Magnetic resonance imaging technologists $47,960 $56,990 $68,420 $79,660 $95,890
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health technologists and technicians $25,570 $32,510 $42,750 $57,370 $74,390
Diagnostic related technologists and technicians $38,540 $48,950 $61,160 $75,710 $91,590
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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