Radiation Therapy Technologist Salary (United States)

A Radiation Therapy Technologist earns an average wage of $33.13 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Radiation Therapy Technologist Total Pay (?
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$38,914 - $97,343
(Median)
39K
49K
97K
MEDIAN: $49,494
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Radiation Therapy Technologist Total Pay (?
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$20.35 - $38.58
(Median)
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29
33
37
MEDIAN: $33.00
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50%
75%
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,914 - $97,343  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $606  
Total Pay (?
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$40,923 - $80,319  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.35 - $38.58  
   
Overtime
$30.52 - $53.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $606  
   
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).
)
$40,923 - $80,319  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Radiation Therapy Technologist
  • Position patient and administer prescribed doses of radiation using radiation therapy equipment.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Check radiation therapy equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Enter data into computer and set controls to operate and adjust equipment and regulate dosage.
  • Check for side effects such as skin irritation, nausea and hair loss to assess reaction to treatment.

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Experience Affects Radiation Therapy Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
National Average
$64,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 20%
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