Dosimetrist Salary

A Dosimetrist earns an average salary of $93,018 per year.

$68,192 - $119,161
(Median)
$68K
$93K
$120K
MEDIAN: $93,018
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$34.40 - $61.05
(Median)
$34
$43
$61
MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,192 - $119,161  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,718  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$69,951 - $123,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$34.40 - $61.05  
   
Overtime
$38.98 - $95.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,718  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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).
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$69,951 - $123,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Dosimetrist

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 16%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$93,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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