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Chief Medical Physicist Salary

A Chief Medical Physicist earns an average salary of $181,459 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$133,878 - $216,448
MEDIAN: $181,459

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$133,878 - $216,448  
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$135,809 - $219,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Chief Medical Physicist

Chief medical physicists work in the medical field in radiological departments and laboratories and often in hospitals. They must be able to work well with a team of other medical physicists and they must also be effective leaders of their department. Senior medical physicists work closely with and report to chief medical physicists, so the chief physicist must be able to direct others and supervise effective and safe use of laboratory equipment and radiological materials.


Chief Medical Physicist Tasks

  • Directs the physics staff in effective and efficient use of laboratory equipment and radiologic materials.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Plan and direct the medical physics program.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional and safety standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Experience Affects Chief Medical Physicist Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


14 %
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%