The average pay for a Radiation Dosimetrist is $101,623 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$80,370 - $146,807
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MEDIAN: $101,622
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$30.58 - $57.21
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$77,926 - $134,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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$30.58 - $57.21  
   
Overtime
$49.80  
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$77,926 - $134,772  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Radiation Dosimetrist

  • 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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What is it like working as a Radiation Dosimetrist?

Radiation Dosimetrist in Kalispell:
Pros: Fun manipulating radiation dose to achieve doctors demand. SRS, and SBRT planning is very detailed and fun to do but can be stressful.
Cons: The pay is less than the 25th percentile for our region and we are doing work no one else and along with taking on tasks that exceed our job description.

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Experience Affects Radiation Dosimetrist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$91,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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