A Medical Physicist earns an average salary of AU$100,030 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

AU$67,407 - AU$142,500
AU$67K
AU$100K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$100,030
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Salary AU$67,407 - AU$142,500
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AU$64,190 - AU$146,339
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Medical Physicist

Medical physicists work in radiation and oncology departments of medical facilities and perform administrative, clinical, and supervisory work. They also provide technical expertise regarding the physics of radiation-producing equipment, performance-testing and commissioning, and radiation safety and protection. There is much interaction with other areas of the medical center, and other medical centers entirely, with a full complement of physics equipment including beam scanners and IMRT validation instruments.

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Medical Physicist Tasks

  • Analyze data from research conducted to detect and measure physical phenomena.
  • Perform complex calculations as part of the analysis and evaluation of data, using computers.
  • Direct testing and monitoring of radioactive equipment to protect the patient from excessive radiation exposure.
  • Collaborate with other scientists in the design, development, and testing of experimental, industrial, or medical equipment, instrumentation, and procedures.

Medical Physicist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$98,527

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Key Stats for Medical Physicist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Medical Physicist Salaries

▲3%

National Average
AU$99,000

▼11%

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 80%