Dosimetrist Salary

A Dosimetrist earns an average salary of $90,690 per year.

$70,072 - $117,659

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$33.62 - $60.90

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,072 - $117,659  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $5,028  
Total Pay (?
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$70,285 - $121,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$33.62 - $60.90  
   
Overtime
$35.00 - $87.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $5,028  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$70,285 - $121,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Job Description for Dosimetrist

Dosimetrists work primarily in the oncology field and administer care to cancer patients. This job often requires collaborating with physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel, so strong teamwork and communication skills are essential. It is important to be professional, but also a caring individual in order to help patients feel at ease.

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Dosimetrist Tasks

  • Monitor radioactive exposure, equipment settings and patients' reactions records and files.
  • Measure, gather and analyze data to calculate dosage for treatment planning, in collaboration with the radiation oncologist.
  • Maintain quality assurance program in compliance with safety standards and regulations.
  • Perform radiation dosimetry services.
  • Oversee radiation therapy equipment maintenance to ensure proper operation.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Dosimetrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$90,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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