Radiation Physicist Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Radiation Physicist

What is the average annual salary for Radiation Physicist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Radiation Physicist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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.

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 $168,883 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Radiation Physicist in the United States are expected to make less than $168,883.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $168,883
  • 10%$124,368
  • 25%$145,582
  • 75%$191,598
  • 90%$212,279

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Job Description for Radiation Physicist

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. May require an advanced degree in radiation physics and at least 5 years of direct experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Radiation Physicist job description

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Industries:  Biotechnology, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals

Similar Job Titles:  Physicist III, Physicist IV, Physicist V, Physicist I, Physicist II, Radiation Therapy Dosimetrist, Radiation Therapy Technologist (ARRT), Physician - Radiation Therapy, Radiation Technician

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