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Radiation Physicist Salary

$162,931 (USD)

Average Salary

$78/hr

Average Hourly

$8,603

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Radiation Physicist is $162,931 a year and $78 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Radiation Physicist is between $111,718 and $203,711. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Radiation Physicist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • 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.
Radiation Physicist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Physicists

Job family population: 17,620

Estimated population of Radiation Physicist jobs: 3,798

Rate of error: 4.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$188,882
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 simply 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), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Radiation Physicist Job Listings for United States

Radiation Physicist
Oct 18
La Jolla, United States
Scripps Health
We are seeking a Radiation Physicist to join the group of Physicists that currently cover 3 locations, with a fourth slated to open in the future, all located in the greater San Diego area. These ...
Medical Physicist
Nov 7
Grand Terrace, United States
e+CancerCare
The Medical physicist shall direct the physics program, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, nurses and other specialties in physics related activities. Responsibilities : * Direct acceptance testing ...
Radiation Oncology, Medical Physicist
Oct 31
Wausau, WI, USA
Aspirus Clinic
... Physicist at the Aspirus Riverview Cancer Center in Wisconsin Rapids. The Aspirus Radiation Oncology Department is an actively growing team with state of the art equipment across three cancer centers ...
Jr Medical Physicist / Dosimetrist - Radiation Therapy; hrs / 1st Shift
Nov 16
Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
Steward Health Care
Degree in Medical Physics or equivalent. One year practical experience in Radiation Therapy preferred Other skills and abilities: Knowledge of dosimetric and treatment planning concepts as applied to ...
Radiation Oncology Physicist
Oct 31
us
Bio-Med Associates
We are actively seeking qualified Radiation Oncology Physicists for open full-time and per diem positions immediately available within our private practice medical physics group. * Work at state-of ...

The average pay for a Radiation Physicist is $162,931 a year and $78 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Radiation Physicist is between $111,718 and $203,711. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Radiation Physicist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Radiation Physicist
Oct 18
La Jolla, United States
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We are seeking a Radiation Physicist to join the group of Physicists that currently cover 3 locations, with a fourth slated to open in the future, all located in the greater San Diego area. These ...
Medical Physicist
Nov 7
Grand Terrace, United States
e+CancerCare
The Medical physicist shall direct the physics program, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, nurses and other specialties in physics related activities. Responsibilities : * Direct acceptance testing ...
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