What is the salary for a radiologist?
LocumTenens.com conducted its Annual Salary and Employment Survey in August and September 2022. 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 radiologist salary in 2022
Historical salary data
How does this year's salary for radiologists compare to other years?
Recent years have seen the average radiologist’s salary rise to $454,000 and fall almost 19% to its 2022 average of $368,163. As with a number of medical fields, radiology saw a decline in salary and workload during the pandemic. Telehealth continues to have a strained uptake in radiology, as specialized equipment necessitates in-person meetings. According to our respondents, diagnostic medicine is the field with the lowest rate of job satisfaction, at 57%.
To learn more about how current physician trends are changing, view the Future of Work Survey Report which presents in-depth insights about the evolving healthcare landscape in the U.S.
2021 data not available.
Demographic insights by gender
Where did radiologists work in 2022?
In 2022 most radiologists worked in independent medical group practices.
Medical group / practice owned by a hospital / system
Independent medical group / practice
Radiologists who took this survey
The largest concentration of radiologists practice in the Southeast U.S. (28%), with the lowest amount in the Midwest (11%). Nearly a quarter (23%) of radiologists work contract or locum tenens.
Years in practice
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This report was compiled using data from an original survey conducted by LocumTenens.com from August to September 2022. The 2,571 respondents represent a broad range of U.S.-based clinicians, roles, specialties, ages, facility sizes and experience levels. Some recipients had been placed by LocumTenens.com, and some had not. The age range of respondents is 26-79 and 46 medical specialties are represented. The data from the survey responses was compiled and analyzed by experts in the healthcare industry to formulate the insights shown here.