Radiology Schools in Maine
Radiologic technologists are the health care professionals tasked with imaging the body and working with physicians to find and diagnose illness. Below you will find information about radiology schools in Maine. You can request information directly from both the campus-based and online schools listed at the bottom of the page to learn more about the programs they offer. For information about specific careers in the field, check out the links below:
- Radiologic Technologist
- X-ray Technician
- Ultrasound Technician
- MRI Technician
- Nuclear Medicine Tech
- Radiologist (M.D.)
Maine Schools with Radiology Programs
- Eastern Maine Community College (Bangor)
- Kennebec Valley Community College (Fairfield)
- Maine College of Health Professions (Lewiston)
- Saint Joseph's College of Maine (Standish)
- Southern Maine Community College (South Portland)
How to Become a Radiologic Technologist in Maine
Becoming a radiology worker in Maine requires a college education and state licensure. Here are the basic steps students can expect to take to become a radiologic technologist in Maine:
- Earn a high school diploma. Like most health care careers, a high school education is the first step to finding entry-level employment. Interested students should take classes in math and science, such as anatomy, biology, chemistry, physiology, and physics, to better prepare themselves for their college studies.
- Earn an associate degree. Entry-level radiologic technologists typically possess at least an Associate of Applied Science. Before enrolling in any degree program, students should make sure it is properly accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
- Get licensed or certified in the state of Maine. Students can learn more about state-specific licensing requirements by visiting the Maine state website, For information about the certification process, contact the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Radiology Salary in Maine
The chart below lists the mean annual salaries for several radiology careers in Maine. Keep in mind that wages will vary depending on training, experience, and other factors.
|Career||Total Employment||Annual Mean Wage|
|Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians||190||61,180|
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||190||70,690|
|Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists||110||72,900|
|Nuclear Medicine Technologists||70||76,080|
Additional Resources for Maine Radiology Techs
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/, accessed July 29, 2016
- College Navigator, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/, accessed July 29, 2016
- The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, https://www.arrt.org/, accessed July 29, 2016