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Accelerator Operator

  1. Dec 5, 2008 #1
    Does anyone know what kind of salary an accelerator operator makes when starting out?

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  3. Dec 5, 2008 #2


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    Do you mean a radiation therapist?

    The 2007 salary range for radiation therapists is about $65,200 to $84,200 a year in Alberta.

    I believe they make more in the US.
  4. Dec 6, 2008 #3
    No, I mean the persons in charge of day to day operation of particle accelerators. They usually work in shifts. For example see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accelerator_operator .

    In particular I am wondering what an operator makes at a lab like fermilab or brookhaven.
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