Dosimetrist Salary

The average salary for a Dosimetrist is $95,805 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$77,429 - $120,944
$77K
$98K
$120K
MEDIAN: $98,105
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50%
90%

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$36.02 - $66.59
$36
$48
$67
MEDIAN: $48.39
10%
50%
90%

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$0$128K
Salary $77,429 - $120,944
Bonus $986 - $6,082
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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$76,851 - $128,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 195
Hourly Data $0$101
Hourly Rate $36.02 - $66.59
Overtime $58.41 - $101
Annual Data $0$128K
Bonus $986 - $6,082
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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$76,851 - $128,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

Job Description for Dosimetrist

Dosimetrists work primarily in the oncology field and administer care to cancer patients. This job often requires collaborating with physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel, so strong teamwork and communication skills are essential. It is important to be professional, but also a caring individual in order to help patients feel at ease.

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Dosimetrist Tasks

  • Perform radiation dosimetry services.
  • Oversee radiation therapy equipment maintenance to ensure proper operation.
  • Maintain quality assurance program in compliance with safety standards and regulations.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Dosimetrist


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Dosimetrist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Dosimetrist

Pay by Experience for a Dosimetrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dosimetrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 94 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dosimetrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Dosimetrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 71 salaries. A Dosimetrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 34 salaries.

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Key Stats for Dosimetrist

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Dosimetrist Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$99,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Dosimetrist Salaries

National Average
$99,000

Radiation Therapy
▼2%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 5%