Mammographer Jobs in Ankeny, IA

Create and analyze diagnostic images of breast tissue. Mammographers—also called “mammography technicians” or “mammography technologists”—use specialized low-radiation X-ray machines to produce pictures of internal breast structures. They prepare patients for examinations and operate equipment precisely to deliver a clear image. They must be familiar with the equipment (and related software) as well as able to interpret the resulting images to identify any problems or abnormalities.

Because patients often feel nervous or uncomfortable during the mammogram, mammographers must be empathetic, compassionate, and reassuring. They should also have effective administrative skills, as they must track and maintain records for all procedures.

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Iowa Clinic - West Des Moines, IA (20 miles from Ankeny, IA)
Job Information The Iowa Clinic Mammography Tech (Part-Time) in West Des Moines and Ankeny and Downtown, Iowa Mammography Tech (Part-Time) TechnicalWest Des Moines and Ankeny and Downtown,Iowa Apply...
24 days ago
The Iowa Clinic - Ankeny, IA
Performs Mammography procedures under the direction of a Radiologist, at a technical level....
27 days ago

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Salary for Mammographer Jobs in Ankeny, IA

This is the average annual salary for Mammographer jobs in Ankeny, IA as reported by the BLS.

$67,893

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Highest Education Level

Mammographers in Ankeny, IA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (48.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (24.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.0%)
  • High School or GED (6.4%)
  • Master's Degree (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.5%)
  • Some College (1.0%)
  • Some High School (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Mammographers in Ankeny, IA
  • None (48.3%)
  • 1-2 years (25.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (16.2%)
  • 2-4 years (10.4%)

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