RAD Tech vs X-ray tech •you can start working as a X ray tech in a year, schooling is as little as 12 months. •RAD tech pays more but the process of application and the waitlist to get in can take 4-6 years• RAD tech is an extremely rewarding job. •X ray tech is also rewarding. • X-ray tech schooling you can start right out of high school at young as 17. •X-Ray tech is perfect for when you are not 100% about going further in that field, or you can stay with being a X ray tech and increase your salary• RAD techs you can travel!