Radiation Therapist

Odalis A. Olivares

Description

Radiation therapists use linear accelerator machines as well as administer radiation treatment for patients with cancer looking to treat with radiation therapy.

Salary and Job Outlook

  • Job prospects for radiation therapists are expected to increase by 27 percent.
  • Out of the 15,570 jobs held by radiation therapists, 18 percent work in physicians’ offices while 70 percent work in hospitals.
  • Median annual wages of radiation therapists are $74,170.