Health Physicist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Health Physicist is $74,159 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Health Physicist Total Pay (?
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$49,522 - $118,857
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $74,159
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Health Physicist Total Pay (?
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$13.01 - $49.32
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,522 - $118,857  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$44,308 - $122,049  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.01 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $70.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
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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$44,308 - $122,049  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
Aiken
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National Average
$74,000
Knoxville
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Washington
up arrow 29%
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Experience Affects Health Physicist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$74,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
33%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 5%
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