Average Mid-Career Radiation Therapist Salary in New York, New York

$95,424
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Radiation Therapist in New York, New York is $95,424.
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$73k
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MEDIAN $95,424
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$73k - $149k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$72k - $147k

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Job Description for Radiation Therapist

Radiation Therapist Tasks
  • Enter data into computer and set controls to operate and adjust equipment and regulate dosage.
  • Check for side effects such as skin irritation, nausea and hair loss to assess reaction to treatment.
  • Check radiation therapy equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Position patient and administer prescribed doses of radiation using radiation therapy equipment.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.

Career Paths

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Radiation Therapist
Chief Radiation Therapist
Dosimetrist
Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Radiation Therapist

An early career Radiation Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,778 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Radiation Therapist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (25.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
81.8%
Late Career
18.2%