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Medical Physicist

Kaiahupūngao Whakaora

Medical physicists help plan radiation treatment for patients, check and monitor radiation equipment, and develop new treatment techniques.

Pay

Trainee medical physicists usually earn

$55K-$73K per year

Qualified medical physicists usually earn

$89K-$141K per year

Source: APEX and DHB Collective Agreement, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a medical physicist are good due to a shortage of workers.
A female medical physicist tests a linear accelerator machine to see that it is working properly

Medical physicists regularly test radiation equipment

Last updated 20 June 2017