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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $41.33
Statewide median: $24.25


This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.

Wages for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists *

Area Low Median High
$33.83 $39.99 $46.60
$38.97 $41.33 $45.19
Central Minnesota
$37.99 $40.80 $44.67
Northeast Minnesota
$38.83 $39.06 $40.07
Northwest Minnesota
$36.93 $38.20 $40.16
Southeast Minnesota
$37.54 $46.45 $46.45
Southwest Minnesota
$38.86 $40.17 $40.17
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$39.97 $41.97 $45.12

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 790 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists most often work?


Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.


Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 615 new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 42,000 45,300 3,400 8.1%
Minnesota 718 800 82 11.4%
Central Minnesota 38 40 2 5.3%
Northwest Minnesota 31 32 1 3.2%
Southwest Minnesota 42 46 4 9.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 437 488 51 11.7%

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