The average hourly pay for a Chief Radiation Therapist is $38.24.
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Job Description for Chief Radiation Therapist
Chief radiation therapists generally work at hospitals or medical laboratories. Most employers require that candidates have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in radiation therapy, completion of a radiography program from an accredited college or university, or a 12-month certification program in radiation therapy, and prior work and supervisory experience are also required. Chief radiation therapists must be thoroughly knowledgeable of radiation therapy theory, applications and safety protoc…Read more
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Skills in Radiation Therapy, Team Leadership and Simulation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management and Clinical Supervision.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Radiation Therapist
An early career Chief Radiation Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $31.64 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Chief Radiation Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.37 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Chief Radiation Therapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39.11 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $43.
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Employees with Chief Radiation Therapist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 30.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Utica, New York (25.8% more) and Nashville, Tennessee (7.2% more).
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