X-Ray Technician Schools in Georgia | Radiology Schools

X-Ray Technician Schools in Georgia

Georgia x-ray technician schools can be an appealing choice for those who are interested in launching a career in radiologic technology. Radiology programs can be found at numerous universities, colleges, and hospitals across the state, offering certificates, associate’s degrees, or bachelor's degrees.

Outside of school, students at Georgia x-ray technician schools have plenty of history and natural beauty to keep them busy. Georgia generally has a mild climate, with warm summers, brisk-but-sunny falls and winters, and beautiful blooming springs. In between the mountains in the north and the beaches in the southeast, you can find grand historic plantations, civil war battlefields and quaint small towns, along with a few bustling big cities.

Georgia X-Ray Technician Careers

Salaries for graduates of Georgia x-ray technician schools vary across the state. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average annual earnings an x-ray technician can expect from some of Georgia's bigger cities include:

  • Athens: $45,860
  • Atlanta: $53,300
  • Savannah: $48,670

The mean statewide salary for graduates of radiology technician schools in Georgia is $49,950. In general, the career outlook for future x-ray technicians is promising, with the BLS predicting a 17 percent growth in the field of radiologic technology between 2008 and 2018. The outlook may be even better for those who specialize in more than one kind of diagnostic imaging procedure.

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