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How much does a Radiologist make in Kentucky?

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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

Experienced Radiologist Earnings

Experienced Radiologists in Kentucky earn:

$88.10
an hour
$183,240
per year
Junior Radiologist Earnings

Junior Radiologists in Kentucky earn:

$29.20
an hour
$60,740
per year
Starting Radiologist Earnings

Starting Radiologists in Kentucky earn:

$25.18
an hour
$52,380
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Radiologist salary comparison

Radiologists earn less than 94% percent of Health careers in Kentucky. Radiologist salaries are in the bottom 99% of all careers in Kentucky.

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Historical salary for Radiologists in Kentucky

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Radiologist

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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