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Radiation Therapists

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Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and diagnosis; acting as liaison with physician and supportive care personnel; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files. May assist in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.


  • A bachelor's degree, associate degree, or certificate in radiation therapy is generally required.
  • Employment is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations.
  • Good job opportunities are expected.
  • Earnings are relatively high.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $76,630/yr ($38.32/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education Associates Degree