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1.8% Jobs Projection
$63,490 Median Salary
380 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Radiologic Technologists in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Radiologic Technologists in Illinois is growing slower than average.

  • Radiologic Technologists in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Radiologic Technologists Work in Illinois?

7,900 people worked as Radiologic Technologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 6,990 Radiologic Technologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 910 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 2,940 Radiologic Technologists working in it, which means Illinois has more Radiologic Technologists than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Radiologic Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 1.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 380 annual Radiologic Technologists job openings in Illinois, and 7,320 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 13,600 annual jobs and 230,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Radiologic Technologists Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Radiologic Technologists ranged from $44,510 to $87,780 with $63,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.4 to $42.2. The median hourly rate was $30.52.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.79 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.73.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,940 $67,520
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,880 $53,690
Rockford, IL 380 $55,550
Peoria, IL 280 $57,040
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 250 $53,220
Springfield, IL 220 $57,900
Carbondale-Marion, IL 160 $56,280
Champaign-Urbana, IL 160 $57,620
Bloomington, IL 120 $54,460

Top States for Radiologic Technologists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Radiologic Technologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 17,360 $79,250
Texas 16,180 $58,860
Florida 13,590 $56,470
New York 12,780 $68,560
Pennsylvania 10,210 $52,160
Ohio 8,030 $56,470
Illinois 7,900 $63,490
North Carolina 7,440 $57,180
Michigan 6,710 $56,100
Georgia 5,880 $56,240
New Jersey 5,750 $66,640
Minnesota 4,960 $66,640
Virginia 4,900 $59,510
Indiana 4,500 $55,900
Wisconsin 4,360 $58,070
Missouri 4,280 $52,630
Massachusetts 4,240 $73,520
Maryland 4,190 $68,560
Tennessee 4,050 $49,860
Washington 3,900 $70,190

Below are the states where Radiologic Technologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $79,250
District of Columbia $77,590
Hawaii $76,930
Massachusetts $73,520
Oregon $73,220
Alaska $72,850
Washington $70,190
Nevada $69,560
Maryland $68,560
New York $68,560

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