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Radiologists

Overview

Radiologists use images from X-rays and radioactive materials to examine and diagnose patients' diseases, injuries, and disorders. The images may be of a patient's body tissues, organs, or bones, and they allow attending physicians to know the exact nature of a patient's injury or disease, such as the location of a broken bone or the confirmation of an ulcer. They prepare reports of their findings and share the diagnostic information or results with physicians, patients, or families.

Salary Range

$75,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Medical Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Curious

Realistic

Scientific

Career Ladder
Department Head, Radiology

Senior Radiologist

Radiologist

Radiologist Resident

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