The salary statistics of radiation therapists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare radiation therapists salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$55,510|
|25th Percentile Wage||$66,350|
|50th Percentile Wage||$80,490|
|75th Percentile Wage||$100,730|
|90th Percentile Wage||$122,710|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radiation therapists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) radiation therapists is $122,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid radiation therapists is $55,510.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of radiation therapists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of radiation therapists in 19 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for radiation therapists occupations is the specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $98,380. The lowest paying industry is the offices of physical, occupational and speech therapists, and audiologists industry (annual salary $58,740). For detailed radiation therapists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Specialty hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners|| |
|Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .