Radiation Therapists Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for radiation therapists in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radiation therapists among New York cities 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$128,080
75th Percentile Wage
$108,360
50th Percentile Wage
$89,770
25th Percentile Wage
$69,250
10th Percentile Wage
$54,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radiation therapists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$61.58
75th Percentile Wage
$52.10
50th Percentile Wage
$43.16
25th Percentile Wage
$33.29
10th Percentile Wage
$26.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radiation therapists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.58. The median hourly salary is $43.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.11.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $89,770 -8.32%
2013 $97,920 3.93%
2012 $94,220 1.93%
2011 $92,440 12.38%
2010 $82,260 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for radiation therapists in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 9.13%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.93%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 1.93% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 12.38% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Radiation Therapists Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Radiation Therapists
$89,770
Recreational Therapists
$51,550
Respiratory Therapists
$68,180
Speech-Language Pathologists
$77,930
Exercise Physiologists
$61,270
Other Therapists
$56,300
Veterinarians
$110,210

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Radiation Therapists in New York Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of radiation therapists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radiation therapists in state of New York ranges from $58,320 to $98,410. The highest paying area for radiation therapists in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $98,410. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $98,280). The lowest paying area is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $58,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$98,410
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$98,280
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$97,240
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$80,710
Syracuse
$61,760
Rochester
$58,720
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$58,320

Radiation Therapists Salary by State

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