• Radiation Therapists
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 80,420
    $58,210 range bar $104,360
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Radiation therapists treat cancer and other diseases in patients by administering radiation treatments.

What do they typically do

  • Check computer programs to make sure the machine will give the correct dose of radiation
  • Explain treatment plans to the patient and answer questions about treatment
  • Keep detailed records of treatment
  • X-ray the patient to determine the exact location of the area requiring treatment
  • Monitor the patient to check for unusual reactions to the treatment
  • Examine machines to make sure they are safe and working properly
  • Operate the machine to treat the patient with radiation
  • Follow safety procedures to protect the patient and themselves from overexposure to radiation

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.7%
Job Opening 32

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Computed Tomography Simulation Therapist (CT Simulation Therapist), Dosimetrist, Medical Dosimetrist, Radiation Therapist (RT), Radiation Therapy Technologist (RTT), Registered Radiation Therapist, Staff Radiation Therapist
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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA
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