The average salary for a Dosimetrist is $94,763 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$74,411 - $118,275
(Median)
$74K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $94,763
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90%

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$37.31 - $68.08
(Median)
$37
$50
$68
MEDIAN: $49.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$74,411 - $118,275  
   
Bonus
$459.58 - $8,808  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$75,668 - $134,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$37.31 - $68.08  
   
Overtime
$40.85 - $112.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$459.58 - $8,808  
   
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).
)
$75,668 - $134,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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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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 14%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$97,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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