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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
$53,700
25th Percentile Wage
$64,590
50th Percentile Wage
$80,080
75th Percentile Wage
$100,710
90th Percentile Wage
$123,740

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 $123,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid radiation therapists is $53,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of radiation therapists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,0800.05%3.42%
201580,0400.11%-
201479,9501.18%-
201379,0102.11%-
201277,340--

Compare Radiation Therapists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of radiation therapists in 18 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 hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $94,270. The lowest paying industry is the offices of physical, occupational and speech therapists, and audiologists industry (annual salary $59,070). For detailed radiation therapists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - State government owned
$94,270
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$92,590
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$91,480
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$89,420
Outpatient Care Centers
$83,360
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$81,450
Hospitals - Privately owned
$81,300
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$80,810
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$80,680
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$79,050
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$79,050
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$77,080
Offices of Physicians
$76,420
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$76,140
Hospitals - Local government owned
$73,910
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$73,890
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$60,940
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$59,070

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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