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Radiation Therapists

Treat cancer and other diseases by giving people radiation treatment.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$43.17 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  9.1%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer cancer treatments.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Radiation Therapy Technologist (RTT)
Registered Radiation Therapist
Staff Radiation Therapist

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