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Occupational Report for Radiologic Technologists (29-2034) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities. Excludes "Diagnostic Medical Sonographers"(29-2032) and "Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists" (29-2035).

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Employment Outlook for Radiologic Technologists
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers largely due to the significant number of job openings projected for this occupation.

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Current Employment Department Job Openings for Radiologic Technologists There are 30 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Mammography Technologist 9/19/14 Portland
CT/Radiology Technologist 9/19/14 Madras
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist- Flexible 9/18/14 Portland
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist 9/18/14 Portland
END Technologist II - Relief 9/18/14 Portland
Supervisor, Diagnostic Imaging Services 9/18/14 Portland
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist - Flexible 9/18/14 Portland
Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Chief) 9/16/14 Portland
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist - Flexible 9/10/14 Portland
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist- Flexible 9/10/14 Portland
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist 9/10/14 Portland
Supervisor, Diagnostic Imaging Services 9/10/14 Portland
END Technologist II - Relief 9/10/14 Portland
Travel Cath Lab Tech Job in Portland, Oregon! 9/7/14 Portland
CT Special Imaging Tech 9/2/14 Lincoln City
Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist 8/31/14 Roseburg
CT Technologist - On Call - 14-1248 8/29/14 Mcminnville DOE
Radiologic Technologist 8/29/14 Lincoln City
Radiologic Technologist - On-call - Imaging 8/27/14 Bend
Tech. 1, Radiology 8/4/14 Tillamook DOE
X - Ray Technician 7/30/14 Roseburg DOE
Radiologic Technologist 7/22/14 Lincoln City
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist- Flexible 7/18/14 Portland
END Technologist II 7/18/14 Portland
CT Technologist 7/15/14 Gresham
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Job Openings from the Web for Radiologic Technologists The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 39 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Supervisor Diagnostic Imaging Services 9/17/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
CT/Radiology Technologist 9/17/14 Madras SCHS
SPECIAL PROCEDURES TECHNOLOGIST 9/17/14 Portland Providence Health & Services
Mammography Technologist 9/17/14 Portland Providence Health & Services
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist - Flexible 9/17/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
END Technologist II - Relief 9/17/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist 9/17/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist- Flexible 9/17/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Chief) 9/14/14 Portland Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration
Supervisory Diagnostic Radiological Technologist Chief 9/12/14 Portland Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration
RT II/End X-Ray Radiographer 9/11/14 Portland EVRAZ
END Technologist II - Relief 9/9/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist- Flexible 9/9/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist 9/9/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist - Flexible 9/9/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
Supervisor Diagnostic Imaging Services 9/9/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
Travel Cath Lab Tech Job in Portland Oregon! 9/5/14 Portland SOLIANT HEALTH
Cardiac Cath Lab Tech Radiology Technologist 9/3/14 Clackamas Cross Country TravCorps Allied Division
CT Special Imaging Tech 8/28/14 Lincoln City Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital
Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist 8/27/14 Roseburg Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration
Radiologic Technologist 8/27/14 Lincoln City Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital
CT Technologist Lead 8/27/14 Portland LEGACY HEALTH CARE
RADIOLOGY TECHNLGST 8/27/14 Portland LEGACY HEALTH CARE
DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGIST 8/26/14 Roseburg Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist 8/21/14 Portland Providence Health & Services
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Wages for Radiologic Technologists
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $23.47 $26.48 $31.24 $36.19 $42.03 $31.34 $65,199
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 21.70 25.90 30.94 34.14 36.06 29.42 61,191
Multnomah / Washington 24.87 27.83 32.39 37.04 42.89 32.64 67,894
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 21.54 25.83 31.60 36.35 41.90 31.10 64,693
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 22.19 25.81 31.15 36.83 42.65 31.33 65,182
Lane 21.48 25.34 28.57 33.56 37.33 28.99 60,285
Coos / Curry 18.45 23.17 29.03 34.16 38.22 28.77 59,853
Jackson / Josephine 19.54 23.82 28.54 35.27 42.04 29.33 60,996
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 23.43 25.68 29.06 34.42 39.45 29.95 62,280
Klamath / Lake 24.40 25.86 28.30 32.31 35.97 29.81 61,985
Clackamas 26.17 30.70 34.09 37.63 43.28 33.96 70,643
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Regional Employment Projections for Radiologic Technologists
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 1,979 2,323 344 17.4% 34 28 62
Multnomah / Washington 649 774 125 19.3% 12 9 21
Jackson / Josephine 220 260 40 18.2% 4 3 7
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 212 254 42 19.8% 4 3 7
Lane 175 202 27 15.4% 3 2 5
Clackamas 149 167 18 12.1% 2 2 4
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 140 153 13 9.3% 1 2 3
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 108 131 23 21.3% 2 2 4
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 78 87 9 11.5% 1 1 2
Coos / Curry 53 62 9 17.0% 1 1 2
Morrow / Umatilla 45 51 6 13.3% 1 1 2
Douglas 37 41 4 10.8% 0 0 0
Klamath / Lake 32 36 4 12.5% 0 0 0
Grant / Harney / Malheur 32 34 2 6.2% 0 0 0
Baker / Union / Wallowa 29 32 3 10.3% 0 0 0
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 26 29 3 11.5% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
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Industries of Employment for Radiologic Technologists
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 1,979
Total All Industries Private 1,767
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 1,756
Ambulatory Health Care Services Private 698
Offices of Physicians Private 436
Offices of Other Health Practitioners Private 18
Outpatient Care Centers Private 122
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories Private 122
Hospitals Private 1,058
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals Private 1,048
Total All Industries Federal 49
Federal Government, Excluding Post Office Federal 49
Total All Industries Local 144
Educational Services Local 75
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Local 75
Health Care and Social Assistance Local 66
Hospitals Local 66
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals Local 66
Educational Requirements for Radiologic Technologists The typical entry level education for this occupation is an Associate's degree. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market.
Skills for Radiologic Technologists
  • Administer Ct Scans
  • Apply Health And Sanitation Standards
  • Apply Human Anatomy And Physiology Knowledge
  • Apply Knowledge Of Hazardous Disposal Techniques
  • Apply Mathematical Principles To Social Statistics
  • Apply Mathematics To Statistical Modeling
  • Apply Medical Theory To Radiology
  • Apply Medical X-Ray Procedures
  • Apply Patient Care Procedures
  • Apply Quality Assurance Techniques
  • Assist In Examining And Treating Medical Patients
  • Collect Clinical Data
  • Follow Hazardous Materials Specifications
  • Inject Non-Radioactive Material For Patient Radiological Tests
  • Interpret Prescriptions
  • Maintain And Compile Medical Records And Charts
  • Maintain Medical Diagnostic Equipment
  • Obtain Information From Clients, Customers, Patients Or Others
  • Operate Computed Tomography Equipment
  • Operate Magnetic Resonance Imagining (Mri) Equipment
  • Operate Radiological Equipment
  • Operate Ultrasound Equipment
  • Operate X-Ray Machines
  • Perform Computed Tomography Tests
  • Perform Magnetic Resonance Tests
  • Perform Noninvasive Medical Diagnostic Techniques
  • Perform Noninvasive Peripheral Vascular Tests
  • Perform Ultrasound Tests
  • Prepare Patients For Exams, Treatments, Or Tests
  • Process Records And Maintain Forms And Files
  • Understand, Use, And Communicate Technical Information
  • Use Algebra
  • Use Clinical Radiation Safety Procedures
  • Use Computers To Enter, Access And Retrieve Data
  • Use Darkroom Procedures In Radiology, Medical Or Dental Laboratory Setting
  • Use Medical Terminology
  • Use Precision Medical Diagnosis Machines And Instruments
  • Work As A Team Member
Schools and Training Providers for Radiologic Technologists The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Oregon Institute of Technology
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls, OR 97601-8801
Phone: (541) 885-1000
Programs of Training:
Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 917-4999
Programs of Training:
Abdill Career College, Inc.
843 E. Main Street, Suite 203
Medford, OR 97504-7137
Phone: (541) 779-8384
Programs of Training:
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: (503) 494-7800
Programs of Training:
Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Blvd
Ontario, OR 97914
Phone: (541) 881-8822
Programs of Training:
Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132
Phone: (503) 244-6111
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Radiologic Technologists These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Columbia Gorge Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Portland Community College
Tillamook Bay Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Radiologic Technologists matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 81%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 67%
Radiation Therapists 62%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 55%
Cardiovascular Technologists And Technicians 36%
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 33%
Health Technologists And Technicians, All Other 32%
Orthotists And Prosthetists 31%