MRI Technician Salaries

MRI Technician Salaries

Median annual MRI technician salaries earnings  were about $66,000 in May 2013. The lowest 10 percent earned an MRI technician salary of less than about $46,000. The highest 10 percent earned an MRI salary more than about $90,000. 


MRI technician pay varies with the level of training, specialization, location and experience.   MRI technician wages in industries with the highest levels of employment in May 2013 were:

Industry Employment  Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage 
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 18,280 0.35 $31.40 $65,300
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 6,610 2.72 $32.01 $66,580
Offices of Physicians 4,870 0.20 $32.67 $67,960
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 420 0.18 $33.12 $68,890
Outpatient Care Centers 410 0.06 $32.91 $68,450



MRI technician earnings for top paying industries in this occupation in May 2013 were:
Industry Employment  Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage 
Scientific Research and Development Services 50 0.01 $39.61 $82,400
Management of Companies and Enterprises 120 0.01 $39.51 $82,180
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 170 0.01 $34.34 $71,430
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 100 0.01 $34.08 $70,890
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 420 0.18 $33.12 $68,890

MRI Technician salaries by state
are shown below in a US Bureau of Labor Statistics map:


MRI Technician Salaries


Information on this page summarized from:
(1)  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Radiologic and MRI Technologists, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/radiologic-technologists.htm

(2)  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,Occupational Employment Statistics,Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013, 29-2035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
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