Radiologic Technologists and Technicians

SOC Code: 29-2034

Entry Salary
Average Salary

Job Description

Radiation Technicians provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Technicians issued restricted licenses shall not perform special procedures, fluoroscopic procedures or contrast media studies and must work under the direct supervision of a licensed practitioner. The licensee shall be limited to a specific body area, which shall appear on the license and may include one or more areas.

Radiologic Technologists and Technicians take X-rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes.  Includes those who specialize in other modalities, such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance.  Includes those whose primary duties are to demonstrate portions of the human body on X-ray film or fluoroscopic screen.

1.  Must be at least 18 years of age.
2.  Pass the Limited Scope Examination offered by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) answering 80% of the questions on the examination correctly.

Conviction of a felony.
Negligent or incompetent use of ionizing radiation.
Violation of the Wyoming Controlled Substance Act.

School Located in Wyoming

Radiation Technicians and Radiologic Technologists and Technicians must be licensed by the Wyoming Board of Radiologic Technologists.

The Limited Scope Examination required for licensure is given by Computer Based Testing and is offered throughout the year. The Limited Scope Examination is given through The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Applicants must apply for the examination through the licensing jurisdiction.

Application $125.00
Limited Scope Examination $100.00
RS Annual Renewal $  35.00
GN Renewal $  60.00
General License $185.00
Restricted License $260.00
Special License $200.00
Temporary License $175.00

Licensing Agency
Nanette M. Brown
Wyoming Board of Radiologic Technologists
1800 Carey Avenue, 4th Floor
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82002
Phone: (307) 777-3507

Licensing Authority
W.S. 33-37-101 through 33-37-113.

Additional Sources of Information
Occupational Outlook Handbook:
"Radiation Therapists"
"Radiologic Technologists"

Wages Last Updated June 2008

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