Imaging Radiology

Travel Medical Imaging/Radiology Jobs & Career Overview

No other career choice can offer you benefits like the ones you'll receive as a traveling radiologic technologist/medical imaging professional with Cross Country Allied. Think about it... you can live in our beautiful, free, private housing, earn a great salary, receive all the health benefits of a permanent position, earn bonuses on many assignments and to top it all off, you'll also receive a rental car allowance. Plus, you'll receive all this while visiting the locations you always dreamed of seeing.

Travel healthcare is a great career option for experienced ultrasound techs, interventional radiology techs, special procedure techs, echo techs and MRI techs. Your skills are in demand, which means you have many choices as to where you want to work. We have jobs across the country or across town in acute care hospitals and outpatient clinics.

As a traveler, you can choose to spend the winter months enjoying the sunny, delightful weather of Florida, California or Arizona and you can summer in New York or, Washington. The choice is yours. And with each new area and setting you work in, you gain a fresh, new perspective on your skill level and capabilities - like providing more experienced patient care and learning new techniques.

As a new or experienced radiologic technologist/imaging professional, we will help you meet your goals.

What is the Work Environment for Radiologic Technologists?

There were approximately 230,600 radiologic technologists/imaging professional jobs in 2014. Most of them work in hospitals, but many also work in medical and diagnostic laboratories, physician offices and outpatient care centers.

Radiologic technologists/imaging professionals can be exposed to infectious diseases and radiation while on the job. They are required to wear badges that measure radiation levels, and detailed records are kept of their cumulative exposure. Protective lead aprons, gloves and other shielding devices can help to minimize exposure.

Radiologic technologists/imaging professionals may have to work evenings, weekends, holidays and during the overnight hours.

How to Become a Radiologic Technologist/Imaging Professional

An associate’s degree is typically required to become a radiologic technologists/imaging professionals, but many earn bachelor’s or graduate degrees. Anatomy, pathology, patient care, radiation physics and protection, and image evaluation are usually included in coursework. Some states require degree programs to be accredited by The Joint Review on Education in Radiologic Technology. Additionally, most states require radiologic technologists to be licensed and certified. Some states require the same of other imaging professionals, but requirements vary by state.

Radiologic Technologist/Imaging Professional Wage Forecast

Radiologic technologist/imaging professionals are expected to see job growth of 9% from 2014-2024, which is above the national average. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual pay for radiologic technologists/imaging professionals was $58,960 in 2016. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.

As of May in 2016, the median annual wages for radiologic technologists/imaging professionals in the top industries in which they worked were as follows:

Discover a New Career Path as a Travel Radiologic Technologist/Imaging Professional

Being employed as a radiologic technologists/imaging professionals lets you take your skills anywhere. You can travel to cities and towns most people will never get to experience. The talented recruiters at Cross Country Allied will get to know you and help you find the ideal assignment that meets your career and lifestyle goals. Plus, wherever your travels take you, an excellent benefits package will be waiting:

Let Cross Country Allied help you meet your goals as a traveling radiologic technologist/imaging professional. Call us now, apply online, or search the travel opportunities we currently have available!

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"Absolutely amazing to work with! Ashley Steen and Amanda Valenziano are perfection. I couldn't be happier to be working with cross country. Despite multiple recruiters calling daily it isn't always about the money but the way you are treated. Thank you for the opportunity." - Amy D RN RRT-NPS