Finding X-Ray Technician Schools in CarolinaIf you have always wanted to work as an xray technologist, you may find information about radiological technician programs through your high school counselor or vocational advisor. If you decide to pursue this career after graduating from high school or as a second career you can locate your state's xray tech colleges and programs in the phone book, online, or from others working in the same field.
X-Ray Technician Education in South CarolinaWhile most radiological technicians enter the field after completing a certificate program or an Associate degree, some go on to earn Bachelors degrees. Most states require technicians complete an accredited program, then apply for state and/or national certification.
How To Get Certified in South CarolinaThe South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards Association provides certification for all individuals trained to use ionizing radiation as an aspect of patient care. You can obtain a limit radiographer's license by successfully completing a two year training program and submitting an application with a $50.00 payment along with a letter from your training program's director confirming your having passed all competency levels.
You cannot work unless you are certified or have renewed your certificate. All xray technicians must complete continuing education credits (CE) and submit a new application every 2 years.
Salaries for X-Ray Technicians in South CarolinaThe demand for magnetic resonance imaging and xray technicians was projected to rise 21 percent between 2012 and 2022. In 2012 the average wage for U.S. radiological technicians was $54,620, with the lowest paid technologists earning $37, 060 and the highest paid technicians earning over $77,160. South Carolina's technicians' wages average $56,000.
Technicians once worked in hospitals, but as access to health insurance expands and outpatient care increases, more xray technicians will work in doctors' offices and free standing, ambulatory care facilities.
If you want a job involving computerized tasks, advanced diagnostic tools, and contact with a variety of people, enrolling at your local technical or community college may be your first step
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X-Ray Technician Campuses In South Carolina
|Aiken Technical College||P.O. Drawer 696|
Aiken, SC, 29802-0696
|AnMed Health Medical Center||800 North Fant Street|
Anderson, SC, 29621
|Florence-Darlington Technical College||P.O. Box 100548|
Florence, SC, 29501-0548
|Greenville Technical College||506 S. Pleasantburg Drive|
Greenville, SC, 29607
|Horry-Georgetown Technical College||2050 Highway 501 East PO Box 261966|
Conway, SC, 29528-6066
|Midlands Technical College||P.O. Box 2408|
Columbia, SC, 29202
|Midlands Technical College West Columbia, SC||316 S Beltline Blvd, Columbia, SC 29205||midlandstech.edu|
|Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Orangeburg, SC||3250 St Matthews Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29118||octech.edu|
|Piedmont Technical College||Drawer 1467|
Greenwood, SC, 29648
|Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg, SC||107 Community College Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303||sccsc.edu|
|Technical College of the Lowcountry||P.O. Box 1288|
Beaufort, SC, 29901
|Trident Technical College||P.O. Box 118067|
Charleston, SC, 29423-8067
|York Technical College||452 South Anderson Road|
Rock Hill, SC, 29730