Average Radiographer Salary / Wages
Salary and pay information for radiographers is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Codes (ANZSCO) are 251211 for medical diagnostic radiographers, 251212 for medical radiation therapists, 251213 for nuclear medicine technologists and 251214 for sonographers.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are radiographer, MRI radiographer, medical imaging technologist, medical radiation therapist, nuclear medicine technologist and ultrasonographer.
These occupations are currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List, (Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List, MLTSSL).
The average weekly full-time ordinary earnings in Health Care and Social Assistance in mid 2018 were $1,523, giving an annual income of approximately $79,200. This was 1.0% higher than in mid 2017.*
Radiographer Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|MRI Radiographer||62,000 – 90,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Senior Sonographer / Radiographer||97,000 – 117,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Radiographer||62,000 – 90,000||New South Wales|
|General Radiographer||$35 – $45 per hour||West Gippsland, Victoria|
|MRI / CT Radiographer – Medical Imaging Technologist||80,000 – 110,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Radiographer Clinical Manager (Radiography), Medical Imaging Operations||118,000 – 123,000||Sunshine Coast, Queensland|
|Locum – MRI Radiographer||$45 – $55 per hour||Gold Coast, Queensland|
|CT Radiographer||up to $50 per hour||Adelaide, South Australia|
|General, CT & Mammo Radiographer||70,000 – 90,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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