The MRI Technician uses machines that utilize strong magnets and radio waves, instead of radiation, to create body images.The actual median expected annual salary for an MRI Technician in the United States is around $50,000 to $60,000. When starting out you can expect to make around $50,000 a year. Depending on your experience level you can earn over $60,000 per year.
Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist: $48,467 – $70,245
Lead Radiologic Technologist: $46,573 – $65,497
Radiologic Technologist Mammogram: $44,144 – $60,179
Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist: $67,000
Supervisory Diagnostic Radiological Technologist: $67,000
Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist: $51,000
Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist: $74,000
Therapeutic Radiological Technologist Dosimetrist: $94,000
Surgical technologists work under the supervision of a surgeon to ensure that the operating room or environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. The middle 50 percent earned between $27,460 and $41,350. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $23,910, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $45,990.
Cardiovascular technologists and technicians assist physicians in diagnosing and treating cardiac and peripheral vascular ailments. The median annual earnings of cardiovascular technologists and technicians is about $42,100. The middle 50 percent earn between $28,900 and $55,570. The lowest 10 percent earn less than $23,370, and the highest 10 percent earn more than $67,410.