A lot of people are now willing to make career with the health care industry as a radiology technician. A radiology technician is a trained professional who is trained in handling the giant sized equipment’s that pass electromagnetic radiations in order to diagnose if there is any malfunctioning in the mechanism or are there any structural deformities.
To pass electromagnetic radiations and to develop that image in order to make it visible is definitely not an easy task. It needs lot of training. These days with the demand for trained and certified professionals there are many number of schools that have come forward to offer training in their curriculum. The only thing that you need to take heed while picking a school is the accreditations of the school. Only an accredited school can make your dreams come true as a radiology tech and also get you with a good salary as radiology technician.
There are two main things that grab our attention while picking a career option the first is the career prospects and the second is the salary.
Surprisingly, the radiology technician salary is higher than that of other professions in the medical industry. What it really needs is proper certification, good training, effective in communication, training from an accredited institution, experience.
Besides there are also some other factors that will affect the salary of a radiology technician,
- The place or state that you are residing in
- Place your working for
- Number of people working in the organization
- Demand and competition in the state
The salary of a radiology tech also depends upon the program that you finished. If you are done with an associate’s degree the salary is about $30,000 to $40,000. Well if you are done with the bachelor’s degree the salary will range around $80,000 to $90,000.