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.

Occupation Projection for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
292035  Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 1,104 1,195 91 8.24 % 30 29 68 Associate's degree 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Projected 2026 Employment Change
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Hospitals    840  76 % 890  75 % 50  7 % $86,660
Ambulatory Health Care Services    180  17 % 200  17 % 20  11 % $83,410
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