Medical Radiation Technologist

Ringa Hangarau Pūhihi Whakaora

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Medical radiation technologists use x-ray and other imaging equipment to take images of injuries and diseases. 

Pay

Medical radiation technologists with one to six years’ experience usually earn

$50K-$69K per year

Medical radiation technologists with more than six years’ experience usually earn

$71K-$98K per year

Source: NZIMRT; APEX and DHBs Medical Radiation Technologists Collective Agreement, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a medical radiation technologist are good due to increasing demand for their services.
Medical radiation technologist is standing next to a patient who is lying down ready to be moved into a scanning machine

Medical radiation technologists prepare and comfort patients for scans

Last updated 2 June 2017