Radiologist

Rachael D.

Working Conditions

  • Work in private offices in hospitals, clinics, etc.
  • Work more than 40hrs a week (evenings & weekends)
  • Work area needs to be sterile

Tasks and Conditions

They use radiology (x-rays & other radioactive materials) to look at people. They make treatment plans. They talk to the patient, the patient's family, and the doctor about their findings. They also figure out the risk of radiation for patients.

Education

A medical degree is the only formal education required for this career

Nebraska Median income

$121,380

U.S. income

$55,390

Pathway

Therapeutic Services
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Preform ultrasounds

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Examine x-rays

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Explain patient's problem and treatment