Career and Job Outlook
Registered radiographers can find a wide market for their acquired professional and technical skills. Opportunities for employment are available throughout the country. Graduates may provide services to patients around the clock in hospitals, clinics, surgical centers, and urgent care facilities. Qualified radiographers may also find job opportunities in education, civil service, industry and commercial sales/training. As is the case for most healthcare professions, the demand for radiographers fluctuates from time to time due to regional trends and variables affecting the healthcare industry as a whole. The program's job placement rate can be obtained by clicking on the Program Effectiveness Data link to the left.
Employment of radiologic technologists is expected to increase nationally by about 21 percent from 2012 to 2022. It is anticipated that as the population grows and ages there will be an increasing demand for diagnostic imaging.
Review the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook for national job outlook information.