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Radiation Therapists


Treat cancer and other diseases by giving people radiation treatment.

Radiation Therapists work under the direction of Radiologists. They review prescriptions and diagnoses. They prepare radiology equipment, communicate with both physicians and patients about treatment, and maintain records and files.

Wages $39.97 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Excellent
Education & Training Associate's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Therapeutic Services
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