How much does a Radiologist make in the United States?

Average Radiologist Yearly Salary in the United States

Radiologists earn an average yearly salary of $205,560. Salaries typically start from $59,090 and go up to $nan.

Average Radiologist Hourly Wage in the United States

Radiologists earn an average hourly wage of $98.83. Hourly wages typically start from $28.41 and go up to $nan.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Radiology retains its spot among the three highest paid medical specialties, according to the annual Medscape Physician Compensation Report. Topping the list were orthopedists, cardiologists, radiologists, gastroenterologists, and urologists. A radiologist salary is even higher for those who choose a subspecialty like radiation oncology or ultrasonography. About 16% of radiologists earn $500,000 or more; about 8% earn $100,000 or less.

Do Men or Women Earn More?

According to Medscape, there's still a large pay gap between full-time male and female physicians, regardless of specialty. Overall, male physicians earn 30% more than their female counterparts. In radiology, however, that gap is 16.5%, less than in many other specialties.

Radiologist Compensation by Geographical Region

Radiologists in the southwest, with the highest compensation (a mean of $407,000 in 2012), earn 30% more ($94,000) than their colleagues in the north central region, with the lowest compensation (a mean of $313,000 in 2012).

The employment outlook for radiologists is bright. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says demand for all physicians, including radiologists, will grow 24 percent through 2020.

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Radiologist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Radiologist Earnings

The highest earning Radiologists in the United States earn:

$nan
an hour
$nan
per year
Senior Radiologist Earnings

Senior Radiologists in the United States earn:

$nan
an hour
$nan
per year
Experienced Radiologist Earnings

Experienced Radiologists in the United States earn:

$99.48
an hour
$206,920
per year
Junior Radiologist Earnings

Junior Radiologists in the United States earn:

$57.27
an hour
$119,120
per year
Starting Radiologist Earnings

Starting Radiologists in the United States earn:

$28.41
an hour
$59,090
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Radiologist Salary Comparison

Radiologists earn more than 69% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Radiologist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Radiologist Salary in New Hampshire $131.16 $272,820 # 1
Radiologist Salary in Wyoming $124.97 $259,940 # 2
Radiologist Salary in Minnesota $121.85 $253,440 # 3
Radiologist Salary in Wisconsin $120.87 $251,400 # 4
Radiologist Salary in South Dakota $119.36 $248,270 # 5
Radiologist Salary in Tennessee $118.92 $247,360 # 6
Radiologist Salary in Maine $118.78 $247,060 # 7
Radiologist Salary in North Dakota $117.57 $244,550 # 8
Radiologist Salary in Alabama $116.77 $242,890 # 9
Radiologist Salary in Montana $116.35 $242,010 # 10
Radiologist Salary in Hawaii $116.15 $241,600 # 11
Radiologist Salary in Colorado $115.16 $239,540 # 12
Radiologist Salary in Alaska $114.78 $238,740 # 13
Radiologist Salary in New Mexico $112.34 $233,660 # 14
Radiologist Salary in Oklahoma $110.61 $230,060 # 15
Radiologist Salary in Indiana $110.15 $229,120 # 16
Radiologist Salary in West Virginia $110.15 $229,110 # 17
Radiologist Salary in Iowa $110.09 $228,980 # 18
Radiologist Salary in Washington $110.03 $228,860 # 19
Radiologist Salary in Nevada $109.17 $227,080 # 20
Radiologist Salary in Virginia $107.88 $224,380 # 21
Radiologist Salary in Utah $107.82 $224,260 # 22
Radiologist Salary in Georgia $106.43 $221,370 # 23
Radiologist Salary in Guam $106.31 $221,130 # 24
Radiologist Salary in Delaware $105.62 $219,690 # 25
Radiologist Salary in Idaho $105.54 $219,520 # 26
Radiologist Salary in Florida $105.29 $219,010 # 27
Radiologist Salary in North Carolina $102.47 $213,140 # 28
Radiologist Salary in Louisiana $102.37 $212,920 # 29
Radiologist Salary in Arizona $102.25 $212,690 # 30
Radiologist Salary in Rhode Island $100.53 $209,100 # 31
Radiologist Salary in Ohio $100.21 $208,440 # 32
Radiologist Salary in Texas $99.88 $207,750 # 33
Radiologist Salary in Kansas $99.29 $206,530 # 34
Radiologist Salary in Missouri $99.07 $206,070 # 35
Radiologist Salary in United States $98.83 $205,560 # 36
Radiologist Salary in Vermont $98.64 $205,180 # 37
Radiologist Salary in Connecticut $97.40 $202,590 # 38
Radiologist Salary in California $97.01 $201,790 # 39
Radiologist Salary in Pennsylvania $94.83 $197,250 # 40
Radiologist Salary in New Jersey $93.82 $195,150 # 41
Radiologist Salary in Oregon $93.36 $194,180 # 42
Radiologist Salary in Illinois $93.27 $194,010 # 43
Radiologist Salary in Michigan $92.15 $191,670 # 44
Radiologist Salary in Maryland $91.63 $190,600 # 45
Radiologist Salary in South Carolina $90.44 $188,110 # 46
Radiologist Salary in Massachusetts $88.67 $184,430 # 47
Radiologist Salary in Mississippi $88.12 $183,280 # 48
Radiologist Salary in Arkansas $87.44 $181,880 # 49
Radiologist Salary in New York $85.25 $177,330 # 50
Radiologist Salary in Kentucky $84.77 $176,330 # 51
Radiologist Salary in District of Columbia $84.02 $174,760 # 52
Radiologist Salary in Nebraska $78.72 $163,730 # 53
Radiologist Salary in Virgin Islands $72.20 $150,170 # 54
Radiologist Salary in Puerto Rico $57.24 $119,050 # 55