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Highest Paying Cities for Radiation Therapists

The top 100 highest paying cities for radiation therapists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of radiation therapists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $138,470, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for radiation therapists. It is followed by San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (average annual salary $130,280). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of radiation therapists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Radiation Therapists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$138,470
50
2 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$130,280
90
3 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$126,940
120
4 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$119,880
70
5 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$118,400
110
6 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$109,870
140
7 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$109,030
230
8 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$108,440
180
9 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$107,370
190
10 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$105,720
270
11 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$103,700
n/a
12 New Haven, Connecticut
$101,660
230
13 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$101,460
160
14 Camden, New Jersey
$100,360
50
15 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$99,710
1,300
16 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$98,280
660
17 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$97,890
420
18 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$95,260
160
19 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$95,170
260
20 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$93,780
350
21 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$93,570
450
22 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$92,580
100
23 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$92,560
30
24 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$92,190
50
25 Gary, Indiana
$91,930
50
26 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$91,170
370
27 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$91,140
40
28 Tallahassee, Florida
$90,980
80
29 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$90,920
100
30 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$90,490
30
31 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$89,380
460
32 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$89,370
150
33 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$89,270
110
34 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$89,230
520
35 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$89,150
410
36 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$88,980
70
37 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$88,890
650
38 Jackson, Mississippi
$87,870
40
39 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$87,360
50
40 El Paso, Texas
$87,120
n/a
41 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$86,530
220
42 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$85,120
n/a
43 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$84,540
80
44 Billings, Montana
$83,270
40
45 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$82,890
50
46 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$81,890
260
47 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$81,150
160
48 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$81,010
220
49 Kansas City, Missouri
$80,050
60
50 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$79,720
50
51 Mobile, Alabama
$79,540
30
52 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$79,530
140
53 Appleton, Wisconsin
$79,310
30
54 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$78,970
140
55 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$78,900
160
56 St Louis, Missouri
$78,110
200
57 Gainesville, Florida
$77,870
70
58 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$77,850
100
59 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$77,610
370
60 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$77,560
140
61 Columbus, Ohio
$77,420
40
62 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$76,930
30
63 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$76,860
90
64 Duluth, Wisconsin
$76,550
30
65 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$75,070
80
66 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$74,910
290
67 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$74,820
50
68 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$74,760
90
69 Salt Lake City, Utah
$74,750
70
70 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$74,320
90
71 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$74,090
60
72 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$74,090
100
73 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$73,680
n/a
74 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$73,500
80
75 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$73,240
100
76 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$73,130
40
77 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$73,050
160
78 Lafayette, Louisiana
$72,940
40
79 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$72,630
n/a
80 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$72,340
n/a
81 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$72,270
40
82 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$71,420
260
83 Richmond, Virginia
$71,330
70
84 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$71,210
120
85 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$71,200
120
86 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$71,170
30
87 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$71,050
n/a
88 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$70,940
70
89 Jacksonville, Florida
$70,030
70
90 Rochester, New York
$69,930
120
91 Memphis, Tennessee
$69,850
180
92 Fort Smith, Oklahoma
$69,800
30
93 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$69,720
90
94 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$69,520
40
95 Asheville, North Carolina
$68,790
50
96 Knoxville, Tennessee
$66,670
90
97 Dayton, Ohio
$65,640
50
98 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$65,160
90
99 Chattanooga, Tennessee
$64,920
50
100 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$64,220
70
See also: Highest paying industries for radiation therapists.