Catalog 2021-2022

Radiography

Employment

Radiologic technologists held about 199,200 jobs in 2012. The industries that employed the most technologists in 2012 were as follows:

  • General medical and surgical hospitals (59 percent)
  • Office of physicians (20 percent)
  • Medical and diagnostic laboratories (8 percent)
  • Outpatient care centers (6 percent)
  • Federal Government, excluding postal service (3 percent)

Employment opportunities are projected to increase by approximately 13 percent from 2016 to 2026.

 

Source:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-2015 edition, Radiologic and MRI Technologists.