Medical Physicist Salary

The average pay for a Medical Physicist is $126,620 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Radiology is associated with high pay for this job.
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$65,351 - $183,720
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$130K
$180K
MEDIAN: $126,620
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$29.59 - $108.88
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MEDIAN: $60.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$65,351 - $183,720  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,392  
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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$64,896 - $185,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 256
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$29.59 - $108.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$125.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,392  
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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$64,896 - $185,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Medical Physicist

Medical physicists work in radiation and oncology departments of medical facilities and perform administrative, clinical, and supervisory work. They also provide technical expertise regarding the physics of radiation-producing equipment, performance-testing and commissioning, and radiation safety and protection. There is much interaction with other areas of the medical center, and other medical centers entirely, with a full complement of physics equipment including beam scanners and IMRT validation instruments.

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Medical Physicist Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Physicist

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

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Key Stats for Medical Physicist

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Medical Physicist Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲17%

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$128,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Medical Physicist Salaries

Radiology
▲19%


National Average
$128,000


Nuclear Medicine
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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