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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 $115,820, California is the highest paying state for radiation therapists. It is followed by Oregon (average annual salary $101,640). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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
$115,820
$61,350 920
2 Oregon
$101,640
$73,670 190
3 New Jersey
$101,450
$81,870 480
4 Connecticut
$98,940
$71,350 160
5 Washington
$96,530
$67,120 460
6 Delaware
$95,840
$65,640 50
7 Rhode Island
$94,820
$61,130 0
8 New York
$92,950
$59,230 1,180
9 Massachusetts
$92,400
$65,230 590
10 Colorado
$90,180
$59,460 240
11 Vermont
$88,910
$65,350 30
12 New Hampshire
$88,420
$64,600 130
13 Pennsylvania
$85,440
$55,990 780
14 New Mexico
$84,570
$63,450 50
15 Maryland
$83,600
$57,840 270
16 Illinois
$82,570
$60,150 800
17 South Carolina
$82,430
$55,350 270
18 Kentucky
$81,820
$53,960 200
19 Idaho
$81,140
$62,080 60
20 Mississippi
$80,520
$47,840 180
21 Florida
$80,140
$58,150 900
22 Indiana
$79,930
$56,500 390
23 Alaska
$78,840
$52,900 40
24 District of Columbia
$78,500
$57,460 120
25 Georgia
$77,910
$55,770 660
26 Montana
$77,850
$47,920 70
27 Minnesota
$77,780
$57,780 200
28 Iowa
$77,540
$56,190 120
29 Utah
$77,120
$56,820 100
30 Maine
$76,520
$55,160 50
31 South Dakota
$76,240
$61,500 30
32 Nevada
$76,240
$55,100 100
33 North Carolina
$76,160
$56,850 490
34 Alabama
$76,130
$57,890 310
35 Missouri
$76,090
$54,240 370
36 Texas
$75,740
$55,190 1,690
37 Arizona
$75,650
$51,770 370
38 Virginia
$74,870
$51,510 560
39 Michigan
$74,560
$55,370 470
40 Ohio
$74,450
$55,860 600
41 Wisconsin
$72,500
$54,570 660
42 Wyoming
$72,500
$39,350 30
43 Nebraska
$71,530
$53,570 110
44 Tennessee
$71,230
$52,250 430
45 Oklahoma
$70,960
$49,050 320
46 Louisiana
$67,680
$44,150 320
47 Arkansas
$66,930
$45,060 290
48 Kansas
$65,310
$43,670 160
49 North Dakota
$63,580
$43,930 40
50 West Virginia
$51,280
$42,380 180
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