Imaging Radiology

Travel Radiologic Technologist (Radiographer) Jobs & Career Overview

Imagine a rewarding career as a travel radiologic technologist with Cross Country Allied. You can live in our beautiful, free, private housing, earn an excellent salary, receive all the health benefits of a permanent position, earn bonuses on many assignments and get a rental car allowance. Plus, you'll have all this while visiting the locations you always dreamed of seeing.

Working as a travel rad tech 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 your town in a range of settings.

As a travel radiologic technologist, 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 visit, you will gain new skills and experience in advanced radiologic techniques.

Whether you’re a new or experienced radiologic technologist, we will help you meet your goals. Call us or check out our travel radiographer jobs online.

What Does a Radiologic Technologist (Radiographer) Do?

As a radiology technologist, you help your patients move closer toward solutions for their health concerns. Your knowledge and skills in radiologic techniques bring diagnoses and relief. As a travel radiographer, you might be helping patients and physicians with X-rays, CTs, MRIs, or sonography in specialties like cardiac, vascular, breast, bone, or nuclear medicine. Travel radiologic technologists work in settings including:

At Cross Country Allied, we continually receive new travel radiologic technologist jobs ranging across settings, schedules, and locations.

What is the Salary of a Travel Radiologic Technologist (Radiographer)?

The median radiology tech salary was $71,670 in 2018 with the lowest 10 percent earning less than $50,220, and the highest 10 percent earning more than $99,180 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Travel radiology tech salary reflects the salary range of permanent rad techs; however, travel rad techs are paid in hourly compensation through their travel radiologic technologist agency. In addition to their hourly pay, travel radiology techs who work with Cross Country Allied receive referral bonuses, comprehensive health benefits, subsidized or free housing, and more!

Over the next decade, demand for radiology techs is projected to grow by 14 percent, which is much faster than the average for all occupations according to the BLS. Newly emerging areas of practice in radiology related to the needs of an aging population are increasing the demand for radiology services.

How to Become a Travel Radiologic Technologist

An associate’s degree is typically required to become a radiologic technologist, but many rad techs earn bachelor’s or graduate degrees. Coursework includes anatomy, pathology, patient care, radiation physics and protection, and image evaluation. 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.

Find Your Ideal Travel Radiologic Tech Job

Discover what Cross Country Allied can do for rad techs! At Cross Country Allied, the possibilities for where you can take your career as a traveling rad tech are endless. When you take a travel radiology tech job, you can be rewarded for your hard work not only with high pay and great benefits but the ability to visit places you have only wished you could go before. Whether you love the sunshine of Florida and Southern California or the rugged mountains of New England and the Pacific Northwest, or you just want to stay close to your hometown, you will gain a fresh, new perspective on your skill level and capabilities as you travel the country as a radiologic technologist.

The talented recruiters at Cross Country Allied will get to know you and help you find the ideal assignment that meets all of your expectations. Plus, wherever your travels take you, an excellent benefits package will be waiting:

Let Cross Country Allied help you meet your goals as a travel MRI tech. Call us at 800.223.9230 or search our traveling radiographer jobs and apply online!

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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