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Radiology Schools in Colorado

Radiology Schools in Colorado

Are you looking for radiology schools in Colorado? The state is home to the Rocky Mountain and Mesa Verde national parks, the Garden of the Gods natural landmark, and some of the most productive breweries in the nation. Not to mention the Denver Art Museum or the famous Aspen Music Festival. Below you can find online or campus based radiology schools, employment growth statistics for radiologic technologists in Colorado and the mean annual salary for radiographers in the state.

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Colorado State Radiography Salaries

The following data gathered from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov, 2012) provides information on potential career paths in the field of radiology in Colorado. The 2011 wages for radiologic technicians in the state were higher than the national mean wage of $56,760 for those professionals in the same year (BLS.gov, 2012). Wages may vary according to education, experience and other factors:

Radiology Careers in Colorado

Annual Mean Wage in Colorado (2011)

Radiologic Technologists

$58,780

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

$79,540

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

$74,830

Radiation Therapists

$89,690

Physicians and Surgeons (Radiologists)

$190,740

Radiography Employment Outlook

The BLS forecasts national employment growth for radiologic technologists of up to 28 percent from 2010 to 2020 (BLS.gov, 2012). Employment opportunities for U.S. diagnostic medical sonographers are expected to increase by up to 44 percent during the same period (BLS.gov, 2012). Nuclear medicine technologists are projected to see national growth in employment of up to 19 percent (BLS.gov, 2012). Radiologists are medical doctors, and the BLS categorizes them under physicians and surgeons, which are expected to experience employment growth of up to 24 percent, from 2010 to 2020 (BLS.gov, 2012).

How to Become a Radiologic Technologist in Colorado

To become a radiological technologist in Colorado, you must enroll in and complete an approved radiographic training program from an accredited radiology school that is approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Only graduates from AART-approved programs can take the AART exam. The American Society of Radiologic Technologists notes that professionals working with radiation have varying requirements in Colorado, which may include the ARRT exam or a Colorado State examination. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has information on certifications. You can also contact the Colorado Radiological Society to inquire about the licensure process.

Colorado Radiological Society
P.O. Box 4834
Englewood, CO 80155-4834

Radiology Programs in Colorado:

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