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Radiation Monitor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$71,512 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radiation Monitor is $71,512 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Radiation Monitor is between $51,289 and $88,173. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Radiation Monitor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Monitors personnel, plant facilities, and work environment to detect radio-active contamination, using radiation detectors and other instruments.
  • Measures intensity and classifies type of radiation in working areas, using devices, such as beta-gamma survey meter, gamma-background monitor, and alphabeta-gamma counter.
  • Gets air samples to determine airborne concentration of radioactivity, and assesses monitoring equipment worn by personnel, such as film badges and pocket detection chambers, to measure individual exposure to radiation.
Radiation Monitor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Nuclear Technicians

Job family population: 6,850

Estimated population of Radiation Monitor jobs: 824

Rate of error: 7.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Radiation Monitor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Warehouse Supervisor (2nd Shift)
Jun 14
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Sharp Staff Inc.
Monitor and report detentions daily. * Ensure shipping documents are properly filed. * Report ... radiation and vibration. Company Description Lot of jobs with lots of Companies... COME SEE US ...
Clinical Research Coordinator 1- Stroke Team
May 28
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
Coordinates submissions to ancillary committees such as Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee, Radiation Safety Committee, and Institutional Biosafety Committee. Communicates with the IRB and ...
Travel-Radiologic Technologist
Apr 17
All Medical Personnel
Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff * Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density ...
Cardia Stress Technician / GREAT PAY & NO WEEKENDS!!
Jun 4
Joliet, IL, USA
... monitor patient through 12 lead EKG stress testing including application of 12 lead and rhythm ... Radiation Safety and Department of Transportation regulations. · Preparation and tear down of ...
Help Desk Support Technician II
Jun 14
Westchester, IL, USA
UroPartners, LLC
Monitor ticket requests in the work queue and escalate or re-assign tickets as necessary to the ... 35 hospitals, two radiation prostate treatment centers, and a pathology lab. Our hospital ...
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