How to Become a Radiation Therapist?

Answer A radiation therapist operates an X-ray or CT (computer tomography) scanning machine to determine the location of the cancer tumor, and then administers treatment using a linear accelerator, which ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Become a Radiation Therapist

Should I become a radiation therapist?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that the occupation is growing at a better than average rate. Pay is $36 per hour, but that is probably an average including those who have been in the field fo... Read More »

Schools for a Radiation Therapist?

Radiation therapists are responsible for delivering radiation to cancer patients for treatment purposes. These therapists must prepare the equipment and patient for therapy, ensure the proper amoun... Read More »

Radiation Therapist Certification?

Radiation therapists, who use "ionizing radiation-producing equipment to administer therapeutic doses of radiation," must receive some type of certification or licensing, according to the Bureau of... Read More »

What is the salary for a radiation therapist?

The PayScale Report reveals that as of July 2010, radiation therapists start with an annual salary of $45,198 to $61,679. At one to four years of experience, they earn $50,029 to $66,802, and at fi... Read More »