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Highest Paying States for Radiation Therapists

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $113,530, California is the highest paying state for radiation therapists. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $100,040). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Radiation Therapists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$113,530
$68,430 980
2 New Jersey
$100,040
$78,940 450
3 Washington
$96,490
$66,970 470
4 Oregon
$96,310
$75,200 220
5 Rhode Island
$94,820
$61,130 0
6 Connecticut
$93,270
$62,040 200
7 Colorado
$90,950
$63,180 250
8 Massachusetts
$88,700
$61,610 600
9 New York
$88,150
$54,660 1,540
10 Vermont
$87,540
$65,100 40
11 New Hampshire
$85,690
$59,280 130
12 Illinois
$84,920
$58,990 840
13 Maryland
$84,310
$57,270 230
14 Pennsylvania
$84,140
$55,030 710
15 Florida
$82,360
$57,300 1,190
16 Indiana
$81,260
$56,200 410
17 Montana
$80,380
$52,150 60
18 Kentucky
$79,470
$49,680 210
19 Minnesota
$78,720
$58,190 250
20 Missouri
$78,560
$53,830 320
21 Wisconsin
$77,870
$56,510 390
22 New Mexico
$77,650
$58,990 30
23 District of Columbia
$77,010
$57,020 120
24 Arizona
$76,690
$51,480 470
25 Alabama
$76,350
$56,820 360
26 Nevada
$76,060
$53,430 80
27 Georgia
$75,570
$54,200 610
28 Utah
$75,500
$52,990 130
29 North Carolina
$74,910
$56,130 530
30 Oklahoma
$74,760
$52,040 360
31 Nebraska
$74,630
$54,690 130
32 South Dakota
$73,940
$58,880 30
33 Mississippi
$73,800
$44,210 160
34 Michigan
$73,570
$54,870 420
35 Ohio
$73,350
$55,280 580
36 Wyoming
$72,500
$39,350 30
37 South Carolina
$72,150
$47,180 200
38 Maine
$71,830
$53,860 50
39 Texas
$70,650
$45,070 1,360
40 Iowa
$70,220
$55,100 190
41 Virginia
$69,240
$47,560 400
42 Tennessee
$69,210
$46,410 520
43 Arkansas
$65,380
$44,730 310
44 Louisiana
$65,250
$43,860 360
45 North Dakota
$63,580
$43,930 40
46 Kansas
$62,240
$41,890 120
47 West Virginia
$49,530
$41,280 70

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of radiation therapists in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for radiation therapists, Top Paying Jobs in America.