$69,558
Avg. Salary
$32.40
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,229

Bonus

$3,449

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Radiation Therapist is $32.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Radiation Therapist is $69,558 per year.

10%
$25.03
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$32.40
50%
$45.68
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MEDIAN $32.40
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$48k
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$93k
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MEDIAN $69,558
$48,450 - $93,117
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MEDIAN: $69,558
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$0$94K
Salary $48,450 - $93,117
Bonus $250 - $4,000
Profit Sharing $3,449
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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$51,004 - $94,929
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 501
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $25.03 - $45.68
Overtime $33.82 - $73.20
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $250 - $4,000
Profit Sharing $3,449
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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$51,004 - $94,929
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,443

Job Description for Radiation Therapist

A radiation therapist usually works in a hospital or other medical environment and assists an oncologist. The therapist will often provide radiation therapy treatments to patients with cancer. The radiation therapy may also go over various materials, such as CT scans, to help determine where treatment is needed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Radiation Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Radiation Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Radiation Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 598 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Radiation Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 270 salaries. An experienced Radiation Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 214 salaries. A Radiation Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 117 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,267

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

Radiation Therapist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Radiation Therapist?

Radiation Therapist in Orlando:
"Undervalued."
Pros: Prolonging quality of life to patients
Cons: Extremely stressful, underpaid for the about if responsibility given, lack of leadership

Radiation Therapist in San Francisco:
"Great schedule, very rewarding and fulfilling."
Pros: Very Rewarding. I enjoy the continuity of care with our patients.
Cons: Hard to see bad things happen to some very good and kind people.

Radiation Therapist in Ypsilanti:
"The market is flooded."
I wish I would have known going into this career choice that the market is flooded. Employers don't offer full time jobs anymore. Most places hire contingents and turn them into a full time position later on. This makes it hard to move jobs for someone with a full time position.

Radiation Therapist in New York:
"Work experience counts for everything."
After school your work experience is where you really learn the job.

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Key Stats for Radiation Therapist

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Radiation Therapist Salaries

▲24%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$68,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Radiation Therapist Salaries

Simulation
▲8%


National Average
$68,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%