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Radiation Therapists Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for radiation therapists in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radiation therapists among Massachusetts 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$117,930
75th Percentile Wage
$103,160
50th Percentile Wage
$85,780
25th Percentile Wage
$69,770
10th Percentile Wage
$58,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radiation therapists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$56.70
75th Percentile Wage
$49.59
50th Percentile Wage
$41.24
25th Percentile Wage
$33.54
10th Percentile Wage
$28.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radiation therapists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.70. The median hourly salary is $41.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.32.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $85,780 -0.54%
2013 $86,250 0.92%
2012 $85,460 -1.15%
2011 $86,450 -0.58%
2010 $86,950 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for radiation therapists in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.92%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Radiation Therapists Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Radiation Therapists
$85,780
Recreational Therapists
$37,590
Respiratory Therapists
$68,300
Speech-Language Pathologists
$76,910
Exercise Physiologists
$53,850
Other Therapists
$59,250
Veterinarians
$95,680

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Radiation Therapists in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of radiation therapists in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radiation therapists in state of Massachusetts ranges from $85,530 to $88,490. The highest paying area for radiation therapists in Massachusetts is Springfield with a median annual salary of $88,490. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $86,500). The lowest paying area is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $85,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$88,490
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$86,500
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$85,530

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