Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Health Physicist is $87,219
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Health Physicists?
An entry-level Health Physicist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,073 based on 11 salaries. An early career Health Physicist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,951 based on 45 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Health Physicists Do?
Health physicists perform evaluations and determine whether certain environments and/or practices are safe regarding levels of radiation. These physicists may help establish government standards or standards for a certain company, and may also advise organizations regarding changes to be made to descend to an acceptable level of radiation.
Health physicists may work for the government and are often responsible for issuing and revoking licensing regarding radioactive material; this may be done …Read more