Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist"

How much does a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist in the federal government get paid? $58,340.48* *Based on the 2011 average.

Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist was the 76th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 3,644 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist, with an average salary of $58,907.

Government Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions requiring the performance or supervision of technical work in the field of diagnostic radiologic examinations, performed under the direction of a physician. The work involves the operation of radiologic equipment in a hospital or clinic environment as part of the diagnostic plan for patients.

Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.

Agencies that have hired a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist

Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist is $58,340.48. The highest paid Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist made $120,780 in 2011.

Common Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Payscales

Payscale Number of Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Employees
GS - General Schedule 3,600
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 23
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 21

Starting Paygrade: $19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,809.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Technical and Medical Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Accounting TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Safety TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Transportation Clerk and AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Voucher ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
SecretaryClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist was $46,259. Since then, the average pay has increased to $64,486 in 2017.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0647.

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