U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual salary for radiologic technologists and technicians in the state was $69,330 in May 2019, but that can go up to $82,800 for experienced and specialized workers. The average hourly wage is $33.33 and goes up to $44.61 per hour. Across the country, the average hourly salary is $30.34 and the average annual pay is $63,120. Conditions in your area may vary. While salaries are a little better than average in New Hampshire, there is some variety within the state. Those in large, urban hospitals tend to make more than workers in rural areas. More information on Rad Tech salaries in New Hampshire. New Hampshire, radiologic technologists only require licensing when they perform mammography, breast sonography or bone density testing. Also, individual employers may set certain requirements. Most likely, any hospital or medical center in the state will want to hire radiologic technologists who have completed a course of study at a college or university and who have passed the examination set by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
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- NHTI, Concord’s Community College, Concord. NHTI is part of the New Hampshire system of community colleges and is one of seven campus locations. This is the only location that offers radiology programs. Students here can earn a certificate in radiation therapy, or an associate degree in radiation therapy or radiologic technology. Radiation therapy is specific to working in cancer treatment, while radiologic technology is broader and prepares students to work in a variety of settings.
- River Valley Community College. This community college serves the Upper Valley of both New Hampshire and Vermont and offers students a radiologic technology program. The program uses curriculum approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and includes clinical, hands-on experiences.
Other Schools to ConsiderAlthough there are only two schools in the state of New Hampshire that offer any certificates or degrees in areas of radiologic technology, there are other options to consider. Several other colleges do have nursing and other health care programs. Anyone who is uncertain of what area of health care to study might want to begin with a general health or a nursing program. Schools with such programs include Saint Anselm College in Manchester and Southern New Hampshire University, which is also in Manchester but includes an extensive online component.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord 253 Pleasant Street Concord, NH 03301 Elliot Hospital One Elliot Way Manchester, NH 03103 Hampstead Hospital 218 East Road Hampstead, NH 03841 St. Joseph Hospital 172 Kinsley Street Nashua, NH 03061 Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester/Bedford 100 Hitchcock Way Manchester, NH 03104 Huggins Hospital 240 South Main Street> Wolfeboro, NH 03894American Society of Radiologic Technologists. They may also take the examination offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology is another national organization that can provide more information about careers in radiologic technology.