Health and Public Safety

Medical Radiologic Technologist

Medical Radiologic Technologists operate x-ray equipment to produce images that are used to diagnose diseases and injuries.

Key Skills IconKey skills

  • Sense of responsibility and a high degree of integrity
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Patience and adaptibility
  • Ability to put people at ease

Working Conditions IconWorking conditions

  • Hospitals and community clinics
  • Generally involves shift work
  • Sometimes required to be on call
  • Physically demanding

Is it a good fit? IconCareer potential*

  • Medical Radiologic Technologist
  • Medical Radiologic Specialist
  • Management

*May require additional education.

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Average SAIT graduate employment rate (2017)*
*Medical Radiologic Technology


Average salary (Alberta)*


Median SAIT graduate salary (2017)*
*Medical Radiologic Technology

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