Are you a fit?

Are you passionate about women’s health? Are you comforting? Caring? Compassionate? A mammographer is a specialized technologist that uses x-ray equipment to capture breast images for physicians to diagnose breast diseases, such as cancer. This job can be emotionally heavy, but very rewarding. A mammographer needs to be able to help the patient through their fear and emotions, staying cool calm and collected for them, while capturing high-quality images.


Performs mammographic procedures at a technical and professional level. Performs a variety of technical procedures with competence, commitment, and initiative.

Typical Requirements: 

  1. Current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  2. Current licensure by the State of Oregon in Mammography.
  3. Certification in CPR / AED.
  4. High school Diploma or equivalent.
  5. Working knowledge of Medical terminology, computers, and typing experience.
  6. Detail-oriented and effective organizational skills.
  7. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, staff, providers, and the public
  8. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making.
  9. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while keeping close attention to accuracy with minimal supervision.
  10. Ability to work independently and as a team participant.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  1. Two years of recent experience in Mammography.
  2. Ability to interpret orders for routine and special Mammographic studies.
  3. Sufficient creativity and independent judgment to modify learned skills to fit individual patient circumstances.

Pay Ranges

Base Hourly: $35 per hour
Annual: $73000 – $106000

Education & Experience

Est. Education Duration: 2 years
Est. Experience Required: 2 years

Educational Opportunities