Radiologist - Salary and Career
Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine

Radiologist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, perform medical consultation and care, treat patients as a biopsychosocial being, implement health promotion actions, coordinate health services, prepare medical documents and disseminate medical knowledge.

How much does an Radiologist earn

A Radiologist earns between $2.114 and $14.346 per month, with an average monthly salary of $5.311 and a median salary of $3.731 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 315 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Radiologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 5.311 63.733 1.328 41
1º Quartile 2.114 25.373 529 16
Median Salary 3.731 44.769 933 29
3º Quartile 10.941 131.295 2.735 84
Higher Salary 14.346 172.158 3.587 110

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals
        • doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine

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Main workplaces

Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine the positions of this CBO family develop their activities in the sectors of health, social services, teaching, research and development. They act as self-employed without permanent supervision, can work individually or in teams, carry out activities indoors and at irregular hours. In some situations, they work in uncomfortable positions for long periods and, due to the nature and responsibility of their work, they are subject to stress. In some of the occupations, professionals may be subject to the action of toxic, chemical, radioactive and biological materials.

What does it take to work in the field of Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine

The occupations are performed by professionals with higher education, accredited by the CFM Conselho Federal de Medicina. The exercise of the function takes place after a period of one to two years of professional experience plus a specialization course or medical residency in the area of expertise.

Functions and activities of Radiologist

Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine must:

  • elaborate medical documents;
  • spreading medical knowledge;
  • perform consultation and medical assistance;
  • perform medical consultation and assistance;
  • treating patients (as a biopsychosocial being);
  • work with biosafety;
  • perform medical consultation and care;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • diffusion medical knowledge;
  • diffusion of medical knowledge;
  • working with biosafety;
  • perform medical consultation and care;
  • treat patients (as a biopsychosocial being);
  • perform diagnostic and therapeutic medical procedures;
  • coordinating health services;
  • perform medical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures;
  • implementing actions for health promotion;
  • difusing medical knowledge;
  • work with biosafety;
  • coordinate health services;
  • implement actions for health promotion;

  • Activities

    • handle equipment and accessories;
    • prescribe medication;
    • supervise staff;
    • indicate treatment;
    • performing a community health diagnosis;
    • indicate the need for hospitalization;
    • performing surveys, expertise, audits and medical inquiries;
    • participating in educational activities;
    • evaluate medical acts;
    • supervise acquisition of radioactive substances sealed and unsealed source;
    • to raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • disseminating information in the media;
    • planning treatment of patients;
    • prescribing immunization;
    • participate in health campaigns;
    • perform instrumental workup;
    • prepare research projects;
    • select work team;
    • demonstrate tolerance;
    • elaborate protocols for medical procedures;
    • issue reports;
    • supervise transport of health waste;
    • establishing prognosis;
    • perform physical examination;
    • providing preventive treatments;
    • organize scientific meetings;
    • insert orthoses and implants;
    • supervise disposal of health waste;
    • elaborate reports;
    • demonstrate quickness of perception;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • request additional exams;
    • diagnose the health status of patients;
    • supervise storage of radioactive substances sealed and unsealed source;
    • implementing safety and protection measures for workers and the population;
    • participating in boards of associations, class entities and health councils;
    • demonstrate ability to make decisions;
    • participating on boards of associations, class entities and health councils;
    • demonstrate ability to interpret verbal and non-verbal language;
    • perform treatments with chemical agents;
    • implement safety and protection measures for workers and the population;
    • establish dosage of chemical, physical and biological agents;
    • developing research in medicine;
    • supervise handling of radioactive substances sealed and unsealed source;
    • demonstrate selective attention capacity;
    • suggest complementary exams;
    • implementing biosafety measures;
    • distribute tasks;
    • practicing surgical procedures;
    • perform autopsies;
    • manage urgent and emergency situations;
    • performing surveys, expertise, audits and medical investigations;
    • prepare teaching material;
    • perform diagnostic exams;
    • teaching classes;
    • set up service schedule;
    • demonstrate language adapter ability;
    • establishing a health action plan;
    • organizing scientific meetings;
    • practice clinical procedures;
    • discuss diagnosis, prognosis and treatment with patients, guardians, family members and other professionals;
    • describe medical actions;
    • dispatch work;
    • raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • monitor the patient's medical evolution;
    • perform home visits;
    • practicing clinical procedures;
    • perform urgent and emergency care;
    • elaborate standard operating procedures;
    • develop procedures;
    • practice surgical procedures;
    • determine the degree of disease (stage the disease);
    • developing procedures;
    • empower work team;
    • participating in health campaigns;
    • supervise storage of health waste;
    • supervise handling of health waste;
    • produce scientific work;
    • issue declarations;
    • provide consultancy and advice;
    • set up medical-hospital committees;
    • demonstrate ability to provide humanized care;
    • demonstrate ability to preserve medical confidentiality;
    • demonstrate ability to deal with adverse situations;
    • prescribe treatment;
    • establish prognosis;
    • organizing continuing education courses;
    • perform treatments with biological agents;
    • monitoring the patient's medical evolution;
    • remove cells and tissue fragments;
    • supervise medical acts;
    • issue prescriptions;
    • establishing medical-hospital committees;
    • perform treatments with physical agents;
    • refer the patient to other professionals;
    • specify inputs;
    • prescribing hygienic-dietary measures;
    • assist standardization of medical activities;
    • demonstrate altruism;
    • assist in the regulation of medical activities;
    • manage financial resources;
    • interpret data from anamnesis, clinical examination and complementary exams;
    • select patients in specific situations;
    • implementing environmental health measures;
    • follow the patient's therapeutic plan;
    • elaborate reports;
    • participate in vector and zoonosis control actions;
    • perform anamnesis;
    • elaborate medical records;
    • elaborate informative and normative material;
    • select equipment and instruments;
    • suggest additional tests;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • practicing interventional procedures;
    • document images and graphic records;
    • develop equipment;
    • fill in compulsory notification forms;
    • demonstrate impartiality of judgment;
    • request interconsultations;
    • issue opinions;
    • demonstrate ability to listen;
    • participate in meetings, congresses and other scientific events;
    • tracking prevalent diseases;
    • prescribing medicines;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • perform hospital visits;
    • cultivate cells and tissues;
    • issue certificates;
    • demonstrate medical actions;

    Sectors that hire Radiologist the most in the job market

    • hospital care activities
    • tomography services
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • general public administration
    • health management support activities
    • diagnostic imaging services using ionizing radiation
    • non-hazardous waste collection
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • support activities for education

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