Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist Salary

Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists in the United States can expect wages of $99K per year on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists survey respondents are women (72 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$73,448 - $128,824
$73K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $98,546
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$41.20 - $63.98
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MEDIAN: $51.83
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Salary $73,448 - $128,824
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$76,547 - $129,146
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $41.20 - $63.98
Overtime $64.18
Annual Data $0$129K
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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$76,547 - $129,146
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist

A radiologic technologist dosimetrist operates machines that generate radiation chemotherapy. This technologist works in an oncology department. The radiation will help to reduce or eliminate tumors. The radiation will often be done by administering lasers to the tumor or by placing radiation seeds near the tumor.

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Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist Tasks

  • Perform radiation dosimetry services.
  • Oversee radiation therapy equipment maintenance to ensure proper operation.
  • Maintain quality assurance program in compliance with safety standards and regulations.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist

Pay by Experience for a Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 20 salaries. A Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 19 salaries.

Key Stats for Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$100,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%
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