Xray Tech Salary in Wisconsin – WI
The US Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that over the next ten years, the employment for radiologic technologists will increase by 17 percent, faster than the average for all occupations. With radiologic technologists already comprising the third largest group of healthcare providers, behind only physicians and nurses, there is, and will continue to be, a large market for radiologic technologists.
In Wisconsin, though it is one of the only states without any form of licensure or other credentialing for radiologic technologists, the overall environment is favorable. The average Wisconsin radiology tech salary is $51,580. There are currently 4960 practicing radiologic technologists in Wisconsin.
A radiologic technologist is a medical practitioner who is skilled in using machines like x-ray, computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and mammography in order to provide a useful image for accurate diagnosis of a broad spectrum of injuries and illnesses. From sprains and fractures, to heart disease and various cancers, all can be more accurately diagnosed by the assistance of various radiographic images.
Below is the Wisconsin radiology tech salary by major city.
- Green Bay Radiology Tech: $50,000
- Madison Radiology Tech: $45,000
- Milwaukee Radiology Tech: $41,000