X-Ray Technician Schools in Maryland

If you live in Maryland or a neighboring state and are considering attending one of Maryland's radiology technician schools, you'll be happy to know that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Maryland is the third-highest paying state for radiologic technologists and technicians in the nation. Radiologic technologists and technicians in Maryland earn an annual mean wage of $65,820, which is well above the nationwide average.

X-Ray Technician Schools in Maryland

If you want to work as a radiology technician, consider programs at various x-ray technician schools in Maryland. To work as an x-ray technician in Maryland, you must hold credentials from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and be licensed by the Maryland Board of Physicians. The largest cities in Maryland, Baltimore and Frederick, also offer higher-than-average mean salaries for radiologic technologists and technicians at $64,260 and $68,910, respectively. Additionally, Maryland borders Washington, D.C., where $65,780 is the average mean wage for radiologic technicians.

A state of approximately 5.6 million people, Maryland is an ideal place if you enjoy a temperate climate and four distinct seasons. During your off time, students can enjoy a variety of different attractions and activities. Sports enthusiasts can watch Baltimore Ravens or Washington Redskins football, while those who prefer baseball can see the Baltimore Orioles or the Washington Nationals. Meanwhile, the Babe Ruth museum and birthplace is fun for those who are interested in the history of sports or famous Americans. If you love nature, check out the Audobon Naturalist Society or Chesapeake Bay.

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