Dosimetrist Salary

The average salary for a Dosimetrist is $95,805 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$76,665 - $120,312
$77K
$96K
$120K
MEDIAN: $95,805
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50%
90%

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$36.11 - $67.49
$36
$49
$67
MEDIAN: $49.15
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$76,665 - $120,312  
   
Bonus
$453.02 - $8,940  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$76,370 - $135,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$36.11 - $67.49  
   
Overtime
$48.48 - $110.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$453.02 - $8,940  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
)
$76,370 - $135,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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

  • Perform radiation dosimetry services.
  • Oversee radiation therapy equipment maintenance to ensure proper operation.
  • Maintain quality assurance program in compliance with safety standards and regulations.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dosimetrist

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

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Key Stats for Dosimetrist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Dosimetrist Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$97,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Dosimetrist Salaries

National Average
$97,000

Radiation Therapy
▼1%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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