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Technician, Radiologic
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesMaintain and use equipment and supplies necessary to demonstrate portions the human body on X-ray film or fluoroscopic screen for diagnostic purposes.

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median Income$52,200 per year in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsMost full-time radiologic technicians work about 40 hours a week; they may have evening, weekend, or on-call hours. Opportunities for part-time and shift work are also available.

Minimum Education RequirementsAssociate's Degree
Technical Program

SkillsLearning Strategies, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Active Listening, Writing, Service Orientation, Reading Comprehension, Speaking

AbilitiesOral Expression, Control Precision, Speech Recognition, Arm-Hand Steadiness, Problem Sensitivity, Written Comprehension, Speech Clarity, Oral Comprehension