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Radiologic Technologists in Kentucky

Is Kentucky a good place for you to work as a Radiologic Technologist?

8.7% Jobs Projection
$50,830 Median Salary
260 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Radiologic Technologists in Kentucky is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Radiologic Technologists Work in Kentucky?

3,830 people worked as Radiologic Technologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,810 Radiologic Technologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Radiologic Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 8.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.


Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 260 annual Radiologic Technologists job openings in Kentucky, and 4,490 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 Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Radiologic Technologists ranged from $36,060 to $72,410 with $50,830 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.34 to $34.81. The median hourly rate was $24.44.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $24.3 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.14.

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


Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,370 $56,560
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1,080 $52,910
Lexington-Fayette, KY 600 $52,470
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 350 $54,160
Evansville, IN-KY 290 $51,020
Owensboro, KY 160 $53,470
Clarksville, TN-KY 130 $46,880
Bowling Green, KY 130 $52,110
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 80 $50,810

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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