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Radiation Therapists

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $40.26
Statewide median: $24.45


This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.

Wages for Radiation Therapists *

Area Low Median High
$38.43 $42.13 $51.94
$38.56 $40.26 $48.79
Central Minnesota
$31.45 $40.04 $51.00
Northeast Minnesota
$38.46 $39.51 $39.51
Northwest Minnesota
$38.03 $40.65 $40.85
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$38.56 $40.41 $48.79

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 180 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Radiation Therapists most often work?


Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.


Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 245 new Radiation Therapists to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Radiation Therapists
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 17,700 19,300 1,600 9.1%
Minnesota 423 447 24 5.7%
Central Minnesota 49 52 3 6.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 116 123 7 6%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.


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