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Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist Salary

The average Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist in the United States earns approximately $95K per year. Earnings sit near $72K on the lower side but can approach $123K per year on the higher side. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men make up a slight majority of Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists (53 percent) who responded to the survey. Most Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$70,067 - $121,129
(Median)
$70K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $95,076
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$36.78 - $64.21
(Median)
$37
$45
$64
MEDIAN: $44.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,067 - $121,129  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $6,750  
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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$71,538 - $123,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$36.78 - $64.21  
   
Overtime
$49.31 - $57.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $6,750  
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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$71,538 - $123,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Radiation Therapy 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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Pay by Experience Level for Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist

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


For Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $85K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $96K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $100K in this role. Professionals boasting more than two decades of experience also boast a six-figure median salary of $111K.

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Experience Affects Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$95,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%
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