$138,356
Avg. Salary
$71.66
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,011

Bonus

$3,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Physicist is $71.66 per hour.

The median Medical Physicist has a base pay of $138,356. Salaries generally range from $73k to $204k. The median bonus is $1,011. Skills that can affect salary include Radiation Therapy, Medical Physics, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine.
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$71.66
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$145.44
90%
MEDIAN $71.66
$73k
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50%
$204k
90%
MEDIAN $138,356
$72,887 - $204,172
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$0$208K
Salary $72,887 - $204,172
Bonus $0.00 - $17,114
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,866
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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$73,908 - $208,416
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 461
Hourly Data $0$145
Hourly Rate $30.91 - $145
Hourly Tips $0.25
Overtime $125
Annual Data $0$208K
Bonus $0.00 - $17,114
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,866
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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$73,908 - $208,416
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Physicist

Pay by Experience for a Medical Physicist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Physicist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 137 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Physicist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $151,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Medical Physicist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $162,000 based on 61 salaries. A Medical Physicist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $144,000 based on 38 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-20%

National Average: $141,261

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Medical Physicists that is 23 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Medical Physicists will also find cushy salaries in Detroit (+18 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), Seattle (+8 percent), and Houston (+6 percent). The lowest-paying market is Atlanta, which sits 48 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Miami and Washington are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 25 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively.

Medical Physicist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Physicist?

Medical Physicist in Cincinnati:
"Keep At It."
Don't ever give up.

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Key Stats for Medical Physicist

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Medical Physicist Salaries

▲14%

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$141,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Medical Physicist Salaries

Radiology
▲7%

National Average
$141,000



Nuclear Medicine
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 11%