How much to radiographers earn in Texas?

The State of Texas employs over 15,000 radiologic technologists, making it the second largest employer for persons in this field in the US. Although Texas is far from being the top paying state – it is close to the national average – the cost of living here is notably lower. The Texas Workforce Commission sees growth from 2014 to 2024 in this profession at 2.1%. Most rad tech professionals have at least an Associates Degree.

The figure provided here are averages. Entry-level positions will generally pay lower than the average, while salaries for experienced professionals, or professionals who have advanced studies or who specialize in specific areas, may earn significantly more.

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We’ve collected data from the Department of Labor for each region of the State of Texas. This data is for 2012.

This chart shows those cities and metropolitan areas with the highest employment levels.


The following table shows salary data by hour and annually for metropolitan areas.

WhereEmploymentMean hourly wageMean annual wage
Abilene, TX70$23.95$49,820
Amarillo, TX90$22.7$47,220
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX760$24.25$50,440
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX170$20.59$42,830
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX170$23.94$49,790
College Station-Bryan, TX110$25.35$52,730
Corpus Christi, TX350$24.99$51,970
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division2520$27.67$57,550
El Paso, TX320$24.44$50,830
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division910$27.43$57,040
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX2860$25.69$53,430
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX330$23.5$48,870
Longview, TX140$24.03$49,970
Lubbock, TX410$22.24$46,250
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX230$26.02$54,120
Odessa, TX70$24.48$50,920
San Angelo, TX30$24.04$50,000
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX1020$24.96$51,920
Sherman-Denison, TX60$28.11$58,470
Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR110$21.15$44,000
Tyler, TX200$23.19$48,240
Victoria, TX120$24.78$51,550
Waco, TX130$25.52$53,090
Wichita Falls, TX110$22.08$45,930