The term radiologist can be used to refer to two different educational backgrounds: a well technician or specialist in charge of taking imaging studies (such as X-rays, CT scans, etc.) to patients with orders to study or not by a doctor.
Radiologist Technician Salary
We need may come to exist huge differences between the salaries of technical and medical specialists, especially by the degree of specialization among one degree to another. A technician takes only studies, however, have not received adequate training in order to make a diagnosis with that picture taken.
So their salaries can be around $ 770 per month in public media, with shifts in hospitals that require their services almost 24 hours a day, in the private half the thing change one bit with a monthly average of $1150 per month.
However in a medical specialist in Radiology and Imaging public sector can earn minimum wage of $2300 per month, as a comparison we can say that the residents of the specialty receive a scholarship of $ 900 pesos monthly, ie the same amount that the average salary of a pediatrician similar to a technician.
In the private means there are more options to practice, the greater is the recognition of the radiologist, your pay will be much better, because for the same amount of work in the public media can be earning $ 3850 US dollars, however, should handle more sophisticated machinery along with their respective diagnostic tests can earn up to $5,390 for their services almost as an aeronautical engineer.
There is also the possibility of forming their own imaging centers, where they alone or together with other colleagues installed equipment that allows patients taking studies, in this case even though the investment may become very strong in if it is successful may represent income to the owner for about $7.700 US dollars counting only with basic equipment, because if you have more specialized machines such income can even quadruple.