My Desire to Be a Radiologic Technologist

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When choosing a career there are many factors that I will need to look at: will it be something I enjoy; am I just in it for the money; will the job be around years from now; how will it affect my family and me; how will I benefit from the job; and how will my personality fit in? I used to work at Conroe Regional Medical Center in the Radiology Department and watching everyone scurry around the halls was very exciting to me. I knew I always wanted to be in the medical industry I just really wasn’t sure where I would fit in just yet. Many times I have thought about going back to school, many times I have put it off and I kept making excuses and for many reasons and many times I have put it off because I was scared. There finally came a time in my life to where I could not put it off anymore - it was now or never. In saying this I needed a job that will have a solid future and great job security. The career I have chosen is Radiology Technologist. The reason I have chosen radiology technologist is because I am a hands on person and love working with and seeing different people everyday. Radiologic technologists have a great outlook in the job industry the employment is expected to grow 28 percent between 2010 and 2020. In May 2010 the median yearly wage was $54,340 and can earn as high as $76,850. A radiology technologist job is to perform a diagnostic imaging examination while using a computed tomography (C.T.), magnetic resonance imaging (M.R.I) and or mammography. As
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