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What are the job characteristics of an ultasound tech and a radiology technician?

Do either one of these two type of jobs earn more than the other. Also, any other info would be helpful, ... like are there more opportunities in one field compared to another? How about things like flexibility, .are their Per Diem jobs? Hours? Are they a stable field right now and into the forseeable future?

Asked By: bkstar - 5/17/2009
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I'm a radiologic technologist - technician is demeaning. Also, sonographer is the correct title for ultrasound. Sonographers earn more. You can find a lot of information here: https://www.asrt.org/content/abouttheprofession/_AboutTheProfession.aspx
Answered By: RadTech - BAS RT(R)(ARRT) - 5/17/2009
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Radiological technicians deal with running various scanners such as CT scanners, MRIs, PET scanners, X-rays. They perform these jobs, in addition to doing specific tests like barium swallows, colonoscopies, EKGs, EEGs and so on. They have to know a lot but are often not paid an extremely high salary... More
Answered By: mtwaites - 5/17/2009
 
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