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Highest Paying Industries for Radiation Therapists

The top 30 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $98,290, colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned is the highest paying industry for radiation therapists. It is followed by educational services - privately owned industry (average annual salary $98,290). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of radiation therapists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 30 Highest Paying Industries for Radiation Therapists

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$98,290
40
2 Educational Services - Privately owned
$98,290
40
3 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$88,910
760
4 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$87,900
570
5 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$87,570
270
6 Educational Services
$87,570
270
7 Employment Services
$87,490
60
8 Outpatient Care Centers
$86,320
770
9 Administrative and Support Services
$85,430
80
10 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$85,430
80
11 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$83,490
200
12 Educational Services - State government owned
$83,490
200
13 State government, including schools and hospitals
$82,270
860
14 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$82,010
380
15 Hospitals - State government owned
$81,970
660
16 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$80,170
40
17 Hospitals - Privately owned
$80,160
9,640
18 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$79,980
4,910
19 Health Care and Social Assistance
$79,950
15,960
20 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$79,940
11,050
21 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$79,630
9,070
22 Offices of Physicians
$79,440
3,820
23 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$79,420
1,670
24 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$79,410
10,200
25 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$76,320
800
26 Hospitals - Local government owned
$75,700
760
27 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$75,670
750
28 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$72,480
150
29 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$64,130
150
30 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$62,260
130
See also: Highest paying cities for radiation therapists.