Career Details

CT Specialist

Career Overview

A CT Specialist injects contrast material into a person's blood, then places them in a machine to produce a CT scan.


Completing a two- year college program in Radiologic Technology or a related field is necessary to perform this job. Additional courses specifically related to CT scans may also be required.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$38,000 /yr
$57,000 /yr
$82,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Math - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Science - as much as possible, including biology!
  • Anatomy
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

CT specialists typically work in hospitals, diagnostic labs, and doctor's offices.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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