Radiography Placement Information

Radiography

Associate of Applied Science

Credits Required for Graduation: 70.00



Annual Program Completion Rate

The Radiography Program's accreditor, Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) requires the program to establish a benchmark for its annual program completion rate.  Western's Radiography Program's program completion benchmark is 60%, and for the years 2011-2015 it has averaged 75%.

Graduation Year Program Completion Rate
2015

82%

2014

64%

2013

78%

2012

80%

2011

69%

5-Year Average

75%

Revised December 2015



American Registry of Radiography Technologists Credentialing Examination

Upon completion of graduation requirements, the graduate will be eligible to take the national board certification examination through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).  This certification is recognized in all 50 states and U.S. territories, and is one of the requirements for state licensure.  The ARRT requires programs to have a five-year average credentialing pass rate of not less than 75% at first attempt within six months of graduation.  Western's Radiography Program’s first time exam pass rate for the years 2011-2015 is 95%.

Graduation Year Examination Pass Rate Graduates Taking Exam Graduates Passing Exam
2015

94%

18

17

2014

93%

14

13

2013

86%

21

18

2012

100%

17

17

2011

100%

20

20

5-Year Average

95%

 

Revised December 2015



2015 Graduate Follow-up Information

The ARRT requires programs to have a five-year average job placement rate of not less than 75% within twelve months of graduation. Western's Radiography Program’s job placement rate for the years 2011-2015 is 92%.

Graduation Year Job Placement Rate Graduates Completing Program Graduates Finding Employment Graduates Actively Seeking Employment Graduates Not Actively Seeking Employment
2015 94% 18 15 16 2
2014 100% 14 12 12 2
2013 93% 25 14 15 10
2012 92% 16 11 12 4
2011 80% 22 13 15 7
5-Year Average 92%

 

 

 

 

Revised December 2015

NOT actively seeking employment is defined as a graduate who:

  • fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts,
  • is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation,
  • is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours,
  • is on active military duty, and/or
  • is continuing education.

Salary Data - Related Employment

Part(Time) Full(Time)
Average Hours Per week 30 39
Median Hourly Wage $21.80 $19.00
Hourly Wage Range $19.60 - $24.00 $15.06 - $22.33
Median Annual Salary $34,008 $39,520

Respondents In Related Occupations

CT Technologist; St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay, WI
Radiologic Technologist; Aspirus Grand View Hospital, Ironwood, MI
Radiologic Technologist; Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center, Rapid City, SD
Radiologic Technologist; Community Health Network, Berlin, WI
Radiologic Technologist; Gundersen St. Joseph’s Hospital and Clinics, Hillsboro, WI
Radiologic Technologist; Krohn Clinic, Black River Falls, WI
RT (R) Surgery; St Cloud Hospital - CentraCare, Saint Cloud, MN
Staff Radiologic Technologist; Tomah VA Medical Center, Tomah, WI