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Health Physicist Salary

The average salary for a Health Physicist is $76,304 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$49,136 - $119,842
(Median)
$49K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,304
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50%
90%

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$13.59 - $67.87
(Median)
$14
$31
$68
MEDIAN: $31.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,136 - $119,842  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$46,488 - $123,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.59 - $67.87  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $70.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
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).
)
$46,488 - $123,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Health Physicist

  • Direct testing and monitoring of radioactive equipment to protect the patient from excessive radiation exposure.
  • Collaborate with other scientists in the design, development, and testing of experimental, industrial, or medical equipment, instrumentation, and procedures.
  • Analyze data from research conducted to detect and measure physical phenomena.
  • Perform complex calculations as part of the analysis and evaluation of data, using computers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health Physicist

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

United States (change)

Experience Affects Health Physicist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$76,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%