Career Overview

Radiology Technician

What They Do:

Capture x-ray images of patients to help diagnose a variety of conditions such as bone fractures, arthritis, osteoporosis, infections, breast cancer, swallowed items, and digestive-tract problems.

Also Known As:

Radiographer, Radiological Technologist, Radiology Technician (Radiology Tech), Radiology Technologist, Registered Radiographer, X-Ray Technician (X-Ray Tech), X-Ray Technologist (X-Ray Tech)

Related Careers:

Radiology Tech’s can obtain advanced certifications for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Medicine Technologist, or Ultrasonography.

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • 2-4 years

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