Radiation Therapist Salary

radiation-therapist-salary-chart.jpgRadiation therapists treat patients prescribed for radiation therapy by radiologists. Duties may include reviewing diagnosis and prescription, coordinating with doctors and care personnel, and preparing treatment devices. They may help with maintaining files, reports, and records.

Salary

The average salary is $81,740 annually. The bottom 10% earns at most $53,010 a year. The top 10% earns at least $114,900 yearly. The median salary is $79,140 a year.

The best industries for employment are general medical and surgical hospitals (10,230 employed, $79,050 average); offices of physicians (4,110 employed, $86,920 average); and outpatient care centers (740 employed, $85,860 average). The top paying industry is employment services, paying $105,260 annually (100 employed).

The top three paying states are Connecticut ($105,120), Washington ($101,440), and New Jersey ($98,370).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of radiation therapists is expected to increase by 24% between 2012 and 2022, which is faster than average.

Radiation Therapist Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $49,610 $66,160 $91,710 $68,470
Arizona $46,700 $70,710 $106,130 $72,650
Arkansas $40,330 $73,990 $96,530 $73,110
California $65,540 $96,930 $135,320 $98,230
Colorado $64,460 $89,210 $118,420 $90,260
Connecticut $74,040 $95,080 $140,930 $105,120
Florida $56,640 $76,280 $107,090 $80,310
Georgia $44,180 $70,280 $112,710 $80,040
Illinois $44,340 $72,150 $101,040 $71,730
Indiana $51,610 $72,130 $97,550 $73,740
Iowa $51,990 $70,320 $94,430 $71,380
Kansas $49,590 $69,820 $103,880 $72,000
Kentucky $53,890 $76,530 $103,580 $76,850
Louisiana $48,410 $68,970 $95,780 $69,850
Maine $52,170 $71,530 $94,560 $72,480
Maryland $46,440 $73,890 $110,910 $74,800
Massachusetts $56,660 $86,250 $117,030 $86,130
Michigan $50,900 $67,610 $92,790 $69,510
Minnesota $54,670 $73,380 $104,410 $75,970
Mississippi $49,660 $70,790 $95,320 $70,960
Missouri $51,730 $70,140 $100,910 $72,650
Montana $50,260 $74,990 $116,200 $81,850
Nebraska $39,490 $72,420 $115,060 $78,880
Nevada $52,430 $78,210 $117,770 $80,070
New Hampshire $63,660 $85,730 $115,260 $86,500
New Jersey $77,490 $94,910 $126,920 $98,370
New Mexico $49,660 $73,910 $114,540 $80,810
New York $67,770 $97,920 $120,410 $96,770
North Carolina $55,840 $73,840 $97,260 $75,240
North Dakota $46,590 $61,470 $83,640 $62,660
Ohio $50,350 $68,190 $96,070 $70,220
Oklahoma $52,090 $75,100 $106,990 $77,480
Oregon $70,750 $89,330 $118,590 $92,270
Pennsylvania $52,840 $72,600 $104,830 $75,270
Rhode Island $62,510 $94,600 $120,770 $93,020
South Carolina $52,170 $72,170 $111,730 $80,950
Tennessee $49,960 $65,490 $98,270 $68,480
Texas $56,390 $81,420 $112,670 $81,870
Vermont $43,660 $76,590 $110,970 $75,320
Virginia $48,690 $74,560 $107,300 $75,020
Washington $73,420 $100,310 $136,880 $101,440
West Virginia $48,260 $60,800 $97,940 $68,050
Wisconsin $53,200 $76,080 $103,210 $76,520
Wyoming $39,350 $72,500 $108,310 $74,760