There are currently an estimated 205,200 radiologic technologists in the United States. The radiologic technologist job market is expected to grow by 12.3% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are radiologic technologists?

CareerExplorer rates radiologic technologists with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 27,800 radiologic technologists. That number is based on 25,300 additional radiologic technologists, and the retirement of 2,500 existing radiologic technologists.

What’s the supply of radiologic technologists?

The radiologic technologist industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida

Radiologic Technologist job market by state

State Name Employed Radiologic Technologists
California 18,140
Texas 15,870
Florida 12,620
New York 12,320
Pennsylvania 10,510
Ohio 8,310
North Carolina 7,350
Illinois 6,990
Michigan 6,390
New Jersey 5,760
Georgia 5,280
Virginia 4,880
Minnesota 4,750
Indiana 4,350
Missouri 4,270
Tennessee 4,270
Wisconsin 4,260
Massachusetts 4,210
Washington 4,060
Maryland 4,050
Kentucky 3,810
Colorado 3,620
South Carolina 3,600
Arizona 3,560
Alabama 3,550
Louisiana 2,680
Oklahoma 2,470
Arkansas 2,440
Connecticut 2,200
Oregon 2,170
Iowa 2,150
Mississippi 2,130
Kansas 2,040
West Virginia 1,670
Nebraska 1,530
Puerto Rico 1,450
Nevada 1,450
Utah 1,380
New Mexico 1,160
Maine 1,050
Rhode Island 1,000
South Dakota 860
New Hampshire 840
Montana 810
Idaho 810
Delaware 680
North Dakota 610
Hawaii 600
District of Columbia 510
Vermont 420
Wyoming 410
Alaska 320
Guam 70