Average Radiation Oncologist Salary

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The average salary for a Radiation Oncologist is $331,736.
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$154k - $498k

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Job Description for Radiation Oncologist

Radiation Oncologist Tasks
  • Examine patients, images, and laboratory results to diagnose and recommend treatments for cancer.
  • Track progress and health of patients.
  • Provide treatment plans that take into account the nature of the cancer, the patients' wishes and best medical options.
  • Recommend changes to diet, exercise, and other factors to reduce cancer risks or side effects of treatment.

Job Satisfaction for Radiation Oncologist

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Popular Skills for Radiation Oncologist

Skills in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Leadership and Patient Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oncology and Radiation Therapy.

Pay by Experience Level for Radiation Oncologist

An entry-level Radiation Oncologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $298,266 based on 19 salaries. An early career Radiation Oncologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $306,674 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Radiation Oncologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $335,433 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Radiation Oncologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $344,878 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $394,136.
Employees with Radiation Oncologist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 20.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (9.6% less), Los Angeles, California (8.0% less) and New York, New York (5.6% less).

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