A Radiation Therapy Technologist earns an average salary of $60,002 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

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MEDIAN: $60,001
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$25,760 - $81,445  
   
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$42,169 - $94,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$32.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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$42,169 - $94,372  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Job Description for Radiation Therapy Technologist

Radiation therapy technologists are responsible for administering radiation therapy to a patient’s body. Those in this position generally work traditional weekly business hours; however, it is not uncommon to work extended or overnight hours, as this is a healthcare position.

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Radiation Therapy Technologist Tasks

  • Position patient and administer prescribed doses of radiation using radiation therapy equipment.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Check radiation therapy equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Enter data into computer and set controls to operate and adjust equipment and regulate dosage.
  • Check for side effects such as skin irritation, nausea and hair loss to assess reaction to treatment.

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Experience Affects Radiation Therapy Technologist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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