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Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist Salary

Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $94K per year. Compensation ranges from $71K on the lower end to $123K per year on the higher end. Men working as Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,791 - $120,502
(Median)
$70K
$94K
$120K
MEDIAN: $94,471
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90%

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$36.63 - $64.41
(Median)
$37
$45
$64
MEDIAN: $45.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,791 - $120,502  
   
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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$71,277 - $122,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$36.63 - $64.41  
   
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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$71,277 - $122,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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.


Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $85K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $96K. Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists see a median salary of $100K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist with more than 20 years of experience can earn $110K on average.

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Experience Affects Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$95,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 8%
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