Radiology Technician in Illinois

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Schools Offering Radiology Programs in Illinois

Each year, roughly 0.2% of Illinois students graduate with degrees in radiology. That means an estimated 633 radiology technicians graduate from Illinois' 33 radiology technician schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Illinois that has a radiology technician program is North Central College. North Central College, which was ranked 35th in the country in 2010, is located in Naperville. no students graduated with a degree in radiology technician from North Central College in 2010. Tuition at North Central College was $28,224 per year.

University of St Francis, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a radiology technician program. It is located in Joliet. In 2010, 5 students graduated from University of St Francis radiology technician program. Tuition at University of St Francis was $24,742 per year.

Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Illinois that has a radiology technician program. It is located in Rock Island. In 2010, 12 students graduated from Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences radiology technician program. Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences charged in-state students $13,532 in tuition fees per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Illinois' radiology technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,985 per year, though tuition can range from $28,224 per year to $2,194 per year. The Illinois radiology technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. North Central College - located in Naperville, students are charged $28,224 per year
  2. University of St Francis - located in Joliet, students are charged $24,742 per year
  3. Roosevelt University - located in Chicago, students are charged $23,300 per year

The radiology technician schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Illinois were:

  1. Elgin Community College - located in Elgin, students are charged $2,194 per year
  2. Rend Lake College - located in Ina, students are charged $2,550 per year
  3. Southwestern Illinois College - located in Belleville, students are charged $2,604 per year

A radiology technician degree from an Illinois school... what next?

The highest percentage of radiology technician graduates in Illinois pursue careers as a radiology technician. 7,670 radiology technicians were working in Illinois in 2010. In Illinois, the largest numbers of radiology technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Cook County - 4,380 radiology technicians
  2. Marshall County - 490 radiology technicians
  3. Lake County - 410 radiology technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 8,470 radiology technicians will be working in Illinois state. This would require the number of radiology technicians to grow by 12%.


A radiology technician in Illinois makes an average of $57,540 per year. On average a radiology technician earns the most in the following Illinois counties:

  1. Lake County - $63,150 per year
  2. Cook County - $62,100 per year
  3. Menard County - $55,020 per year

On average, radiology technicians earns the least in the following Illinois counties:

  1. Clark County - $47,220 per year
  2. Adams County - $47,350 per year
  3. Marshall County - $47,430 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Illinois statistics regarding a career in radiology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as radiology technology or x ray technology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Radiology in Illinois
  • Bachelor's Degree in Radiology in Illinois
  • Master's Degree in Radiology in Illinois
  • Certificate in Radiology in Illinois

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,103 miles from location Citi College of Allied Health Chicago IL n/a n/a n/a
6,125 miles from location College of DuPage Glen Ellyn IL 13.8242 n/a 27,083
6,182 miles from location Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale IL 29.5829 31% 20,350
6,123 miles from location College of Lake County Grayslake IL 13.4699 n/a 18,092
6,113 miles from location Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills IL 13.4837 n/a 17,774
6,126 miles from location Harper College Palatine IL 12.7765 n/a 15,711
6,114 miles from location Triton College River Grove IL 11.7006 n/a 15,706
6,221 miles from location Southwestern Illinois College Belleville IL 13.7244 n/a 14,440
6,200 miles from location Illinois Central College Peoria IL 15.7341 n/a 13,049
6,111 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College Chicago IL 8.94698 n/a 12,866
6,139 miles from location Elgin Community College Elgin IL 15.1103 n/a 11,704
6,134 miles from location Parkland College Champaign IL 15.5147 n/a 9,633
6,105 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Chicago IL 7.66409 n/a 8,718
6,204 miles from location Lincoln Land Community College Springfield IL 12.2962 n/a 7,677
6,103 miles from location Roosevelt University Chicago IL 22.8963 28% 7,306
6,102 miles from location South Suburban College South Holland IL 10.1002 n/a 7,279
6,103 miles from location National-Louis University Chicago IL 13.8491 56% 6,385
6,165 miles from location Rend Lake College Ina IL 19.4494 n/a 5,871
6,181 miles from location Kaskaskia College Centralia IL 17.5689 n/a 5,337
6,173 miles from location Heartland Community College Normal IL 13.4655 n/a 5,266
6,167 miles from location Kishwaukee College Malta IL 13.1722 n/a 4,735
6,107 miles from location Kankakee Community College Kankakee IL 13.4446 n/a 4,298
6,170 miles from location Richland Community College Decatur IL 12.4452 n/a 3,595
6,098 miles from location Danville Area Community College Danville IL 12.2748 n/a 3,584
6,126 miles from location University of St Francis Joliet IL 58.1609 35% 3,352
6,129 miles from location North Central College Naperville IL 64.8467 29% 2,798
6,296 miles from location John Wood Community College Quincy IL 14.7388 n/a 2,757
6,244 miles from location Carl Sandburg College Galesburg IL 14.1935 n/a 2,661
6,198 miles from location Sauk Valley Community College Dixon IL 15.3721 n/a 2,504
6,122 miles from location Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College Olney IL 14.4703 n/a 1,627
6,122 miles from location National University of Health Sciences Lombard IL 2.25825 n/a 787
6,254 miles from location Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences Rock Island IL 35.8249 57% 264
6,299 miles from location Blessing Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Quincy IL 2.59917 n/a 18

Curious what studying Radiology Technician gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 14,510 $160,140 193.1%

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