We are currently featuring Sanford Brown and Bohecker College in the state of Ohio. Both of these schools offer highly acclaimed radiology programs that will prepare you for state licensure in Ohio and the ARRT examination. The Ohio Department of Labor projects that most of the new job growth will come from the health care industry with a trend towards more job openings in outpatient centers and diagnostic labs in addition to the traditional hospital job setting. Prospects for radiology employment in Ohio are highly favorable. Below you will find more detailed information about radiology salary in Ohio, job outlook, and the process of becoming licensed.
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|Nuclear Medicine Tech||$70,000|
The following chart provides a snapshot of salaries in cities within Ohio for a Radiologic Technologist. Cities that have the highest salaries are listed at the top. The data was taken from citytowninfo.org and the salaries are average annual wages.
|Radiologic Tech Salaries - Ohio Cities||Avg Salary|
Cleveland, Ohio has evolved over that past few decades from what was once a town on a polluted river to a cleaner, livelier city. One example of the cities makeover is the hip and exciting part of town called the Flats with its popular night clubs and restaurants. When you're not hitting the radiology books, you could be taking a river cruise, taking in beautiful views of Lake Erie, or visiting the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Go out with friends to the Great Lakes Brewing Company or check out the Museum of Natural History.
Columbus, Ohio is one of the fastest growing economies in the country and the opportunity for radiology jobs in Columbus, OH is no exception. Columbus is a major metropolitan city and has all the entertainment and amenities you would expect from a large city. The German Village, Short North, and the Brewery District are all favorite local hang outs. When you're not attending radiology classes, you could check out the Columbus Zoo or the Franklin Park Conservatory.
The state of Ohio, like most others in the United States will have the most opportunity for job growth in the health care industry. There will be a significant increase in jobs at outpatient centers for diagnostic imaging professionals. Although the bulk of radiology jobs are in hospitals, there is a trend towards outpatient centers becoming more prevalent. According to the Ohio Department of Labor, about 6100 new jobs will come from outpatient centers and 7100 from health care providers alone through 2016. The aging population will need more medical services including radiology and medical imaging procedures. The overall landscape for health care and radiology jobs is very positive in Ohio. Radiology students should have ample opportunity to find jobs in the foreseeable future.
The state of Ohio has a Radiology Technology Section within the Division of Prevention, Bureau of Radiation Protection, which is responsible for licensing radiology workers in the state of Ohio. The state of Ohio does require that you hold a valid Ohio radiologic license for Radiographers, Nuclear Medicine Tech's, Radiation Therapists, and General X-Ray Operators. There are some continuing education requirements in Ohio which consist of 12 hours of credit. The state of Ohio charges an initial application fee of $65; renewal applications are $45. For more information on Ohio radiology license procedures use the links below.
Ohio State Radiological Society
3401 Mill Run Drive
Hilliard, Ohio 43026
Ohio Board of Radiologic Technology
246 N High St.
P.O. Box 118
Columbus, Ohio 43216-0118