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Radiation Therapy Technologist Salary

A Radiation Therapy Technologist earns an average wage of $32.49 per hour.

$38,156 - $98,298
(Median)
$38K
$57K
$98K
MEDIAN: $57,366
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50%
90%

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$19.77 - $39.30
(Median)
$20
$32
$39
MEDIAN: $32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,156 - $98,298  
   
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).
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$40,154 - $82,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$19.77 - $39.30  
   
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$28K$56K$84K
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).
)
$40,154 - $82,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Radiation Therapy Technologist

Radiation therapy technologists are responsible for administering radiation therapy to a patient’s body. Those in this position generally work traditional weekly business hours; however, it is not uncommon to work extended or overnight hours, as this is a healthcare position.

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Radiation Therapy Technologist Tasks

  • 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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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 13%
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