Radiologic Technologists in California
Is California a good place for you to work as a Radiologic Technologist?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Radiologic Technologists in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Radiologic Technologists in California is growing faster than average.
Radiologic Technologists in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Radiologic Technologists Work in California?
In California, there were 17,360 people working as Radiologic Technologists in the year 2018.
There were 18,140 Radiologic Technologists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 780 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,940 Radiologic Technologists working in it, which means California has more Radiologic Technologists than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Radiologic Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 15.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 1,290 annual job openings, and 21,100 total jobs in 2026 for Radiologic Technologists in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 13,600 annual jobs and 230,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do Radiologic Technologists Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Radiologic Technologists ranged from $44,860 to $122,540 with $79,250 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.57 to $58.92. The median hourly rate was $38.1.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $36.94 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.16.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Radiologic Technologists
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Radiologic Technologists.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||5,870||$75,330|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||2,380||$92,810|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||1,560||$85,890|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||1,550||$74,900|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||820||$77,790|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||480||$50,970|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||260||$78,380|
|Santa Rosa, CA||170||$80,030|
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA||90||$82,410|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||80||$85,410|
|El Centro, CA||60||$75,830|
Top States for Radiologic Technologists Employment
The table below shows the states where most Radiologic Technologists work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Radiologic Technologists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$77,590|
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What Major Will Prepare You For a Radiologic Technologist Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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