Xray Tech Salary in Louisiana – LA
The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) counted nearly 209,000 radiologic technicians and technologists in America in 2008. The average Louisiana Radiology Tech salary in 2008 was $53,230. 3,430 of them were in Louisiana earning an annual mean wage of $46,200.
Salaries differ depending on what city you practice in. The average Louisiana radiology tech salary is listed below by each major city.
New Orleans Radiology Tech: $51,000
Baton Rouge Radiology Tech: $52,000
Shreveport Radiology Tech: $43,000
Metairie Radiology Tech: $51,000
Lafayette Radiology Tech $$44,000
Lake Charles Radiology Tech: $50,000
Kenner Radiology Tech: $52,000
Bossier City Radiology Tech: $43,000
Louisiana Radiology Tech Continuing Education
In Louisiana, you must renew your license every two years on May 31 and pay a $50 fee. You must keep your record unblemished and spend at least 24 hours in continuing education courses.
The ASRT is one of many organizations that offer CE credits, which are approved by the LSBRT. You can earn CE hours by reading the ASRT journals or taking online self-study courses. Such courses include mammography review, medical application of radioisotopes, principles of CT, radiation protection in radiology, a brief history of diagnostic imaging and clinical ultrasound transducers.