Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

in Massachusetts

Operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Monitor patient safety and comfort, and view images of area being scanned to ensure quality of pictures. May administer gadolinium contrast dosage intravenously. May interview patient, explain MRI procedures, and position patient on examining table. May enter into the computer data such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
292035  Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 1,227 1,333 106 8.64 % 34 11 23 Associate's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Projected 2024 Employment Change
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Hospitals    840  69 % 900  67 % 60  6 % $83,660
Ambulatory Health Care Services    360  30 % 420  31 % 60  14 % $84,550
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