X-Ray Technician Schools in Minnesota | Radiology Schools

X-Ray Technician Schools in Minnesota

Minnesota x-ray technician schools can train you for your career as a radiology technician. This health field is growing at a rate faster than the national average for all occupations. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), x-ray technician jobs should grow 17 percent between 2008 and 2018.

With employment in radiology on the rise, now is the perfect time to start your training at radiology technician schools in Minnesota. The training can help you earn a competitive salary. According to the BLS in 2009, an x-ray technician in Minnesota earns a median annual wage of $57,520. You may earn an even higher salary depending on your location.

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X-Ray Technician Articles:

By Lisa Tortorello, Aug 04 '11
Employment opportunities for x-ray technicians are projected to increase from 2008 to 2018. The various specialties in the field of x-ray technology are growing at different rates.... ›› More
By Lisa Tortorello, Jul 29 '11
What is the process for an x-ray tech pursuing certification and/or registration? And what does it mean to potential employers and patients?... ›› More
By Lisa Tortorello, Jun 17 '11
Beginning January 1, 2015, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists may not accept certification applications from x-ray technicians who do not hold an associate, bachelor's or graduate degree. Although certification is voluntary, many employers favor the credential, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.... ›› More