X-Ray Technician Schools in Washington | Radiology Schools

X-Ray Technician Schools in Washington

You'll find some of the best pay for radiologic and x-ray technicians in Washington. Technicians in this state earn an annual mean wage of $60,980, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS also reports that the radiologic technician field will grow faster than average, but the best opportunities should go to those trained in multiple radiological procedures, including x-ray, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and mammography.

Washington x-ray technician schools offer a variety of radiological career training, ranging from certificate programs to two-year associate's degrees and bachelor's degrees. The most popular training at radiology schools in Washington is the associate's degree program, and before entering the clinical phase of training, you can complete your prerequisites online.

Washington X-Ray Technician School Student Lifestyle

Washington offers boundless opportunities for students to relax from the rigors of classroom lectures, clinical demonstrations, and homework. From cosmopolitan Seattle to rural Yakima, Washington's lakes, ski resorts, biking trails, fishing, music, distinctive food, art, culture, and festivals make this state an exciting place to live. Washington's health care system is renowned, and its x-ray technician schools graduate students who are proud members of that industry.

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
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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