Average Base Pay
32.56% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Radiation Therapists role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $53,640. A Radiation Therapists candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $58,000. A person in a mid-career Radiation Therapists role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $67,720 a year. Radiation Therapists with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $88,880. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Radiation Therapists role’s annual salary averages $105,760 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Radiation Therapists position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $67,720 higher than the national average for Radiation Therapists positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Radiation Therapists roles that can advance both internally and with another company.