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Radiologic Technologists in Louisiana

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8.5% Jobs Projection
$50,600 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Radiologic Technologists Work in Louisiana?

In 2018, there were 2,940 Radiologic Technologists working in the state.

There were 2,680 Radiologic Technologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The amount of Radiologic Technologists working in the state is similar to the average state.


Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Radiologic Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 8.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.


Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 170 annual job openings, and 3,050 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 Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Radiologic Technologists ranged from $35,450 to $68,270 with $50,600 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.04 to $32.82. The median hourly rate was $24.33.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.58 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.75.

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


Top Louisiana 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
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 800 $54,830
Baton Rouge, LA 480 $49,250
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 390 $48,770
Lafayette, LA 210 $46,270
Alexandria, LA 190 $45,080
Monroe, LA 150 $54,940
Lake Charles, LA 130 $52,180
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 120 $50,430
Hammond, LA 100 $50,960

Top States for Radiologic Technologists Employment

View the list below to see 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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