MRI Technologists


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MRI Technologists

MRI Technologists - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Hospitals
  • Doctors' offices
  • Medical laboratories

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is strong. Diagnostic imaging is increasingly being used to not only diagnose illness, but to also monitor treatment. As the population ages, there is need for more procedures.

Many new jobs will be created at hospitals. However, employment will grow most rapidly in medical offices, clinics, and diagnostic imaging centers. These jobs will result from the trend of doing more procedures outside the hospital setting.

Job prospects will be best for those with multiple certifications and graduated from an accredited program.

MRI Technologists (CIS 100550)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
1,456
Small
&
2.3%
5.8%
>>>>
78
Few
  Champaign Area
34
Small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
26
Small
&
-3.8%
5.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Cook County
698
Small
&
1.6%
5.6%
>>>>
37
Few
  Decatur Area
14
Very small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
51
Small
&
5.9%
9.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Du Page County
121
Small
&
4.1%
5.4%
>>>>
6
Very few
  Edwardsville Area
24
Small
&
0.0%
5.1%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
11
Very small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
28
Small
&
3.6%
5.2%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Lake County
65
Small
&
1.5%
8.6%
>>>>
4
Very few
  McHenry County
16
Very small
&
6.2%
6.8%
>>>>
0
None
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
31
Small
&
3.2%
6.8%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
23
Small
&
0.0%
3.6%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
77
Small
&
1.3%
7.3%
>>>>
4
Very few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
20
Small
&
10.0%
4.3%
>>>>
0
None
  Rock Island-Moline Area
23
Small
&
4.3%
5.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Rockford Area
46
Small
&
2.2%
7.6%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
10
Very small
&
0.0%
2.4%
>>>>
0
None
  Springfield Area
48
Small
&
0.0%
4.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
34
Small
&
0.0%
6.4%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Vermilion County
11
Very small
&
0.0%
4.9%
>>>>
0
None
  Will County
33
Very small
&
9.1%
9.1%
>>>>
2
Very few
United States
38,700
Small
&
7.0%
3.7%
>>>>
2,200
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.