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Radiologic Technologists in South Dakota

Considering a career as a Radiologic Technologist in South Dakota?

10.3% Jobs Projection
$50,680 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Radiologic Technologists Work in South Dakota?

There were approximately 910 workers employed as Radiologic Technologists in this state in 2018.

There were 860 Radiologic Technologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 2,940 Radiologic Technologists working in it, which means South Dakota has fewer Radiologic Technologists than average.


Job Projections for South Dakota

Jobs for Radiologic Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 10.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.


South Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 960 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 South Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Radiologic Technologists ranged from $36,920 to $70,810 with $50,680 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.75 to $34.04. The median hourly rate was $24.37.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.8 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.57.

The median salary in South Dakota is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top South Dakota 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
Sioux Falls, SD 390 $50,160
Rapid City, SD 150 $56,240
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 140 $44,890

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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