Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist Salary

Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists in the United States take home an average $98K annually. The majority of Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. More than half of Radiation Therapy Dosimetrists (65 percent) survey participants are women. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$72,694 - $129,863
$73K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $98,768
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$38.81 - $73.40
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Salary $72,694 - $129,863
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$75,043 - $130,345
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $38.81 - $73.40
Overtime $61.17
Annual Data $0$130K
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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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$75,043 - $130,345
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist

A radiologic technologist dosimetrist operates machines that generate radiation chemotherapy. This technologist works in an oncology department. The radiation will help to reduce or eliminate tumors. The radiation will often be done by administering lasers to the tumor or by placing radiation seeds near the tumor.

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Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist Tasks

  • Monitor radioactive exposure, equipment settings and patients' reactions records and files.
  • Measure, gather and analyze data to calculate dosage for treatment planning, in collaboration with the radiation oncologist.
  • Maintain quality assurance program in compliance with safety standards and regulations.
  • Perform radiation dosimetry services.
  • Oversee radiation therapy equipment maintenance to ensure proper operation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist

Pay by Experience for a Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 20 salaries. A Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 19 salaries.

Key Stats for Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$100,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 14%
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