How much does a Radiation Physicist make? The median annual Radiation Physicist salary is $178,845, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $155,710-$200,472, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Radiation Physicist in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Radiation Physicist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Radiation Physicist in the United States is $178,845, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Radiation Physicist in the United States are expected to make less than $178,845.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Radiation Physicist that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Radiation Physicist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Ensures the quality of care in the use of radiation-producing sources and imaging equipment and the protection of patients and staff from radiation. Calibrates all radiation therapy equipment, conducts X-ray machine performance surveys, and implements procedures to ensure quality control for electronic imaging devices. Recommends radiation safety procedures. Informs staff in radiation safety practices. May require an advanced degree of radiation physics. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. View full job description