• Radiation Therapists
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 81,730
    $65,140 range bar $113,720
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Radiation Therapists administer doses of radiation to patients who have cancer or other serious diseases.

What do they typically do

  • Explain treatment plans to the patient and answer questions about treatment
  • Protect the patients and themselves from improper exposure to radiation
  • Determine the location of tumors to ensure correct positioning of patients for administering each treatment
  • Calibrate and operate the machine to treat the patient with radiation
  • Monitor the patient to check for unusual reactions to the treatment
  • Keep detailed records of treatment

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Job Growth +1.0%
Job Openings 31

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