Radiation Therapist

Code: 29-1124.00

Also known as: Chief Radiation Therapist (Chief RT), Computed Tomography Simulation Therapist (CT Simulation Therapist), Dosimetrist, Lead Radiation Therapist, Medical Dosimetrist, Radiation Therapist, Radiation Therapy Technologist (RTT), Registered Radiation Therapist, Senior Radiation Therapist, Staff Radiation Therapist

Description: Radiation Therapists help to treat various diseases by administering radiation treatments according to established guidelines. They work under the direction of physicians and radiologists. Healthcare centers generally prefer to hire Radiation Therapists who have an Associate's or Bachelor's degree. However, they also hire candidates who have completed an accredited certificate program.

Radiation Therapist

Typical wages

10% $60,080
25% $71,350
Median $86,850
75% $107,830
90% $132,930
10% $28.88
25% $34.3
Median $41.76
75% $51.84
90% $63.91

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 1,000