Xray Tech Salary in Missouri – MO
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2008 there were approximately 5300 radiology technologists employed throughout Missouri, from the northern region to the south. The average Missouri radiology tech salary is $62,000 (Indeed.com), which places them just below the 75th percentile for salaries nationally, according to figures provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Neighboring states’ (Illinois $63,000; Iowa $59,000; Kansas $53,000; Arkansas $56,000) salaries are comparable and even less than that of Missouri. Common places of employment for these professionals include hospitals, clinics, physician offices, laboratories, and educational settings such as colleges, universities and technical schools.
Missouri Radiology Tech Salary
Below are estimated figures provided by Indeed.com for salary ranges for a radiology technologist in selected cities and locations in Missouri. As is common with any profession, several factors can affect a salary. Most common is level of and/or years of experience in the field. Job setting and advanced training and/or certification can also affect a salary for a radiology technologist.
Branson Radiology Tech: $52,000
Cape Girardeau Radiology Tech: $58,000
Chesterfield Radiology Tech: $56,000
Columbia Radiology Tech: $52,000
Hannibal Radiology Tech: $57,000
Jefferson City Radiology Tech: $53,000
Kansas City Radiology Tech: $46,000
Kirksville Radiology Tech: $55,000
O’Fallon Radiology Tech: $56,000
Springfield Radiology Tech: $50,000
St Louis Radiology Tech: $56,000
Missouri Radiology Tech Associations
There are several professional associations that a radiology technologist can belong to, depending on their field of specialty. Membership benefits include monthly journals and emails, discounted rates for conferences and symposiums, volunteer opportunities, and resources for a variety of needs as a professional as well as a student new to the field. Additionally, you have the support of the entire association regarding legislative issues and other needs. These associations are governed by a board of directors who are elected by the members and charged with upholding the bylaws established by the board.
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) is the governing body for the profession in the United States. The ASRT state counterpart is the Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists.
American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists (MoSRT)