Health Physics Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Health Physics Technician is $31.11 per hour.
Health Physics Technician Total Pay (?
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$40,575 - $83,825
(Median)
41K
53K
72K
84K
MEDIAN: $52,767
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Health Physics Technician Total Pay (?
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$18.86 - $39.75
(Median)
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24
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40
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,575 - $83,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,411  
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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$40,470 - $89,267  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.86 - $39.75  
   
Overtime
$24.73 - $53.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,411  
   
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).
)
$40,470 - $89,267  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Job Description for Health Physics Technician

  • Determine intensities and types of radiation in work areas, equipment, and materials, using radiation detectors and other instruments.
  • Decontaminate objects by cleaning with soap or solvents or by abrading with wire brushes, buffing wheels, or sandblasting machines.
  • Collect samples of air, water, gases, and solids in order to determine radioactivity levels of contamination.
  • Set up equipment that automatically detects area radiation deviations, and test detection equipment in order to ensure its accuracy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health Physics Technician

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

Experience Affects Health Physics Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$61,000
Experienced
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%
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