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Radiation Therapists Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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.

Average Annual Salary of Radiation Therapists

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,490
0.51% 3.91%
2016
$80,080
0.05% -
2015
$80,040
0.11% -
2014
$79,950
1.18% -
2013
$79,010
2.11% -
2012
$77,340
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Compare Radiation Therapists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

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
$98,380
Hospitals - State government owned
$96,650
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$95,050
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$91,880
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$88,380
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$81,850
Hospitals - Privately owned
$81,640
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$81,280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$81,160
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$79,050
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$79,050
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$78,590
Outpatient Care Centers
$78,180
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$77,750
Offices of Physicians
$77,550
Hospitals - Local government owned
$74,440
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$74,440
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$68,080
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$58,740

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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