Radiation Therapists Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for radiation therapists in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radiation therapists among Illinois areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Radiation Therapists in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,150
25th Percentile Wage
$69,810
50th Percentile Wage
$82,570
75th Percentile Wage
$97,820
90th Percentile Wage
$114,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radiation therapists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of radiation therapists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,570
-2.85% 12.50%
2016
$84,920
4.90% -
2015
$80,760
1.83% -
2014
$79,280
8.99% -
2013
$72,150
-0.14% -
2012
$72,250
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Radiation Therapists in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radiation therapists in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radiation therapists in state of Illinois ranges from $61,380 to $85,660. The highest paying area for radiation therapists in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $85,660. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $85,650). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$85,660
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$85,650
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$68,290
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$61,380




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