How much does a Chief Medical Physicist make in the United States? The average Chief Medical Physicist salary in the United States is $249,191 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $234,283 and $278,936. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $234,283 10% $220,711 90% $306,018 75% $278,936 $249,191 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Chief Medical Physicist

Chief Medical Physicist oversees the medical physics department and the development of treatment plans for radiation oncology patients. Has overall responsibility for the delivery of radiation treatment services, including external beam hyperthermia, brachytherapy radiation treatment programs, and prostate seed implantation. Being a Chief Medical Physicist ensures department services comply with all applicable regulations. Requires a master's degree in medical physics or equivalent field. Additionally, Chief Medical Physicist requires certification from the American Board of Radiology (ABR) or similar certifying body. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Chief Medical Physicist works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. To be a Chief Medical Physicist typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 View full job description

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RadNet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides outpatient diagnostic imaging services in the United States. Its services include magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, positron emission tomography, nuclear medicine, mammography, ultrasound, diagnostic radiology, fluoroscopy, and other related procedur... More
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