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Health Physicist Salary

$163,194 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Health Physicist is $163,194 a year and $78 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Health Physicist is between $111,898 and $204,040. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Health Physicist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Devises and heads research, training, and monitoring programs to protect personnel from radiation hazards.
  • Develops inspection standards, radiation exposure limits for personnel, safe work methods, and decontamination procedures, and evaluates surrounding areas to ensure that radiation is not in excess of permissible standards.
Health Physicist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Physicists

Job family population: 16,710

Estimated population of Health Physicist jobs: 3,602

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Health Physicist Job Listings for United States

Contract Administrator
Jun 6
Towson, MD, USA
Krueger Gilbert Health Physics
Established in 1987, Krueger-Gilbert Health Physics has become the leader in diagnostic medical and health physics and regulatory consultation. Through the integration of the highest quality ...
Physicist - Acute Care
Jun 4
San Francisco, United States
Preferred Healthcare Staffing
Physicist Acute Care Location: SO SAN FRANCISCO, CA Job ID: 27274 Start Date: 2019-06-03 End Date ... Preferred Healthcare offers competitive salary and the best benefits in the industry. Come ...
Physician / District of Columbia / Permanent / Medical Physicist Job
May 17
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Kurz Solutions
... National Health Physics Program, and the American College of Radiology. * Respond to survey new or malfunctioning equipment and emergency consultation within one business day of the request.
Nuclear Safety Analysis Engineer (4)
Jun 19
Idaho Falls, United States
Battelle Energy Alliance
Bachelors in Physics, Health Physics, Nuclear, Mechanical, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering, preferred plus 8 years of relevant experience or an Advanced Degree and 6 years of experience. Must ...
Expert Analyst
Jun 7
Aiken, SC, USA
Mirion Technologies, Inc.
... health physics, quality assurance, and nuclear safety · Expertise in communication and drafting of reports for customer use · Proficient in computer based waste analysis programs · Expertise in ...
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