Develop your Medical Imaging Expertise; Become an MRI Technologist.
MRI is a sophisticated diagnostic imaging modality that captures cross-sectional images of the patient. MRI is most commonly used to evaluate many types of disease processes, injuries, and functions of the brain.
The MRI technologist is an integral member of the healthcare team who is proficient in performing cross-sectional images using sophisticated diagnostic imaging equipment. This healthcare professional works closely with patients, fellow technologists, and many other members of the healthcare team.
The MRI technologist can be employed in a number of settings that include trauma centers, hospitals and imaging centers.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the U.S. median salary for an MRI Technologist was $61,980 per year ($29.80 per hour) in May 2021, with a faster than average projected job growth of 6 percent between 2021 and 2031.