Radiation Physicist Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Radiation Physicist make in District of Columbia? The average Radiation Physicist salary in District of Columbia is $212,847 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $185,320 and $238,578. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $185,320 10% $160,258 90% $262,004 75% $238,578 $212,847 50%(Median)
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Radiation Physicist ensures the quality of care in the use of radiation-producing sources and imaging equipment and the protection of patients and staff from radiation. Calibrates all radiation therapy equipment, conducts X-ray machine performance surveys, and implements procedures to ensure quality control for electronic imaging devices. Being a Radiation Physicist recommends radiation safety procedures. Informs staff in radiation safety practices. Additionally, Radiation Physicist may require an advanced degree of radiation physics. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Radiation Physicist contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Radiation Physicist typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $211,775 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $211,775 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $211,775 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $211,775 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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