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Radiologist salary

How much do radiologists make?

What is the salary for a radiologist? conducted its Annual Compensation and Employment Survey in September of 2020. Survey respondents represent radiologists who practice on a locum tenens basis as well as those with permanent salaries. Compensation results consist of only full-time, permanent employees and consider only annual salary and bonuses.

Average radiology salary in 2019


Historical salary data

How does this year's salary compare to other years?

The average radiologist salary continues to rise. It's up 17% from 2016.

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Survey Results

Demographic insights by gender

While the majority of radiologists were men, there has been an 8% increase in female radiologists since 2017. Radiologist Salary Survey - Male Salary


2% decrease Radiologist Salary Survey - Female Salary


2% increase

Where do radiologists work?

These are three of the top work settings for radiologists.

Radiologist Salary Survey - Hospital Employed

Hospital employed

6% increase
Radiologist Salary Survey - Clinic or Community Center

Clinic or community center

3% decrease
Radiologist Salary Survey - Group practice

Group practice

6% decrease

How old are radiologists?

Almost half of the radiologists who responded are from Generation X (those born between 1965 and 1980).

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Radiologists who took this survey

By region

Years in practice

Employment status

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Invitations for the survey were emailed to a database of more than 220,000 healthcare professionals in September 2020. Some recipients had been placed by, and some had not. There was a total of 2,080 respondents, both physicians and advanced practitioners, who were self-selected and spanned all 50 states. Best of Staffing Client Logo Best of Staffing Talent Logo Fortune Best Workplace Logo NALTO Logo Beyond Profit Logo Beyond Profit Logo