MRI Technician Salaries in Utah
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Wage and Salary Survey of 2007 shows that MRI tech jobs nationwide pay about $62,000 annually, with an approximately $10,000 raise in tech salaries for those who have 3 to 5 years of experience. Although the average MRI technician salary in Utah is slightly below the national average, trends are good, as the state average continues to rise steadily.
In Utah, the outlook for Radiologists in general (MRI techs are a subcategory of this group) is fantastic. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs in this area are expected to grow by 29% over the next five years in Utah.
Nationwide, the demand for certified MRI technicians is also on the rise. As MRI technology continues to branch out into new fields beyond diagnosis (i.e., surgery, mammography, nuclear medicine and interventional radiology), new possibilities are always developing in this cutting-edge field.
Here is an idea of the average for a Utah MRI technician salary broken down by some major cities in the state:
- Salt Lake City: $50,000
- Ogden: $47,000
- West Valley: $50,000
- Logan: $47,000
- Provo: $40,000
- Saint George: $55,000
- West Jordan: $49,000
- Sandy: $49,000
- Bountiful: $51,000