Radiation Therapists Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for radiation therapists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radiation therapists among Colorado metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Radiation Therapists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$119,980
75th Percentile Wage
$106,860
50th Percentile Wage
$90,710
25th Percentile Wage
$77,250
10th Percentile Wage
$66,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radiation therapists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$57.68
75th Percentile Wage
$51.38
50th Percentile Wage
$43.61
25th Percentile Wage
$37.14
10th Percentile Wage
$31.89

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radiation therapists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.68. The median hourly salary is $43.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.89.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $90,710 1.68%
2013 $89,210 -0.54%
2012 $89,690 1.28%
2011 $88,560 6.14%
2010 $83,440 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for radiation therapists in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 8.71%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.54%.We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 1.28% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 6.14% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Radiation Therapists Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Radiation Therapists
$90,710
Recreational Therapists
$45,230
Respiratory Therapists
$57,720
Speech-Language Pathologists
$83,790
Exercise Physiologists
$38,990
Other Therapists
$58,420
Veterinarians
$77,790

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Radiation Therapists in Colorado Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of radiation therapists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radiation therapists in state of Colorado ranges from $88,090 to $93,830. The highest paying area for radiation therapists in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $93,830. The lowest paying area is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $88,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$93,830
Colorado Springs
$88,090

Radiation Therapists Salary by State

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