Radiology Technician Schools & Programs in South Dakota
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Radiology Schools in South Dakota

Are you interested in pursuing a radiology job in South Dakota? Use our resources below to start you radiology career path today, and learn about radiology careers such as:

South Dakota Schools with Radiology Programs

Below are all of the schools in SD with at least one radiology program or degree, per data from the National Center of Education Statistics:

  • Avera McKennan Hospital Schools of Radiologic Technology (Sioux Falls)
  • Avera Sacred Heart Hospital (Yankton)
  • Mitchell Technical Institute (Mitchell)
  • Mount Mary College (Yankton)
  • Presentation College (Aberdeen)
  • Sanford Medical Center (Sioux Falls)
  • University of Sioux Falls (Sioux Falls)

How to Become a Radiologic Technologist in South Dakota

If you want to become a radiologic technologist, postsecondary education is almost always required, as well as a state license/certification. If you’re hoping to become a radiologic technologist in South Dakota, here are a few steps get started:

1. Earn a high school diploma: This is often the first step for a health care-related job. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recommends that students take classes in math and science, such as statistics, chemistry, anatomy, biology, physiology, physics and more.

2. Earn an associate degree: The Associate of Applied Science degree is common among radiologic technologists, and make sure your program has been accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

3. Get licensed or certified in SD: Using our resources, search for more details on requirements, and check out the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) to learn how to earn a certification.

It might also help to get in touch with someone who already works in radiology for firsthand feedback about the career in South Dakota.

Radiology Salary in South Dakota

Careers in radiology are diverse. As can be expected, compensation for radiology jobs varies from state to state. Here’s what salary estimates South Dakota radiology workers can expect, according to the BLS:

Career Total Employment Annual Mean Wage
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 250 51,440
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 330 59,320
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 80 59,950
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 150 60,470
Radiologic Technologists 860 50,870

Source: 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Additional South Dakota Radiology Resources

South Dakota Radiological Society
300 S Byron Blvd
Chamberlain, SD 57325
(605) 234-7119
http://www.sdsrt.org/

South Dakota State Radiology Licensing
600 E. Capitol
Pierre, South Dakota 57501-2536
(605) 773-3361
http://doh.sd.gov/

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