Xray Tech Salary in Mississippi – MS

Approximately 2,000 radiology technicians are employed by hospitals and physician offices in the state of Mississippi, according to available data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The average Mississippi radiology tech salary is $81,000 (Indeed.com), which is 23% higher than the national average salary, placing it well over the 90th percentile.  Neighboring states such as Louisiana ($58,000), Arkansas ($62,000), Tennessee ($66,000), and Alabama ($70,000) report significantly lower annual salaries (Indeed.com) than that of Mississippi’s. 

Mississippi Radiology Technician Salary

Below is a listing (in alphabetical order) of the average Mississippi radiology tech salary by major city.  Bear in mind that years of experience, management positions, and advanced specialties and certifications (nuclear medicine, mammography, and sonography) can affect salary beyond what may be listed below.  Location and job setting g (i.e. physician office vs. hospital vs. clinic) can also affect salaries. 

  • Biloxi $56,000
  • Gulfport $52,000
  • Hattiesburg $61,000
  • Jackson $74,000
  • Madison $69,000
  • Vicksburg $77,000

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Professional Organizations for Radiology Technicians

The professional societies listed below are useful resources for both students interested in the field of radiation technology as well as currently practicing technicians.  All will provide detailed information on topics such as continuing education, membership fees and benefits, annual conferences and meetings, and legislative issues/concerns in the profession.  The ASRT is the governing body for the profession nationally, while the MSRT serves the same role for technicians in the state of Mississippi.  The SNM and SDMS are two professional societies that represent those who are specializing in Nuclear Medicine and in Sonography, respectively.

American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
15000 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque NM 87123-3909
800-444-2778 (phone)
505-298-5063 (fax)
www.asrt.org

Mississippi Society of Radiologic Technologists (MSRT)

Attn: Executive Secretary
108 Begonia Ln
Madison MS 39110
www.msrt.biz/home.html

Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM)

1850 Samuel Morse Dr
Reston VA 20190
Phone: (703) 708-9000
www.snm.org

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS)

2745 Dallas Pkwy
Ste 350
Plano TX 75093-8730
Phone: (800) 229-9506
Fax: (214) 473-8563
www.sdms.org

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