Average Medical Physicist Salary

$142,143
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$1,700
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The average salary for a Medical Physicist is $142,143.
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$80k
MEDIAN
$142k
90%
$208k
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Salary
$80k - $208k
Bonus
$513 - $18k
Profit Sharing
$350 - $15k
Total Pay
$81k - $212k

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Popular Skills for Medical Physicist

Skills in Radiation Therapy, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Radiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Medical Physics.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Physicist

An entry-level Medical Physicist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,232 based on 16 salaries. An early career Medical Physicist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,946 based on 146 salaries. A mid-career Medical Physicist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $154,243 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Medical Physicist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $176,559 based on 116 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $173,635.
Employees with Medical Physicist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (22.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (13.9% less) and Houston, Texas (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 449 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
32.5%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
25.8%
Late Career
13.8%