Radiation Therapy Salary & Jobs

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Radiation therapists are in demand across the U.S. — and Med Travelers offers a wide variety of radiation therapist job opportunities in all types of healthcare facilities and settings to meet that increasing demand.

Why choose a travel position with Med Travelers? We’re proud to offer an array of advantages unmatched in the travel health industry — from exclusive contracts with industry-leading facilities to full assistance with paperwork and licensing needs, from new graduate mentorship to highly competitive pay that reaches as much as 40 percent more than permanent positions — Med Travelers has worked to create the ultimate experience for radiation therapist job seekers looking to take their careers to the next level.

Ready to find your next radiation therapist employment opportunity? Browse the tabs below for information on radiation therapy salary range, job description, and more, or search radiation therapist jobs available from Med Travelers now.

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Radiation therapist job duties include providing radiation therapy to patients of all ages who suffer from various health disorders including cancer and thyroid disease, as well as administering controlled radiation to specific body areas to eliminate abnormal cells. Almost all radiation therapist jobs are based in hospitals and cancer treatment centers, and typically require maneuvering disabled patients, which can be a physically demanding task. Radiation therapist jobs involve working near radiation, and careful attention is required to avoid overexposure.
Radiation therapist jobs require the successful completion of an accredited radiation therapy education program at the associate’s or bachelor’s level. In addition, radiation therapy certification (AART) and yearly renewal is also usually required. Because of high demand, temporary and travel radiation therapist employment opportunities are available at all levels of education and training.

On average, radiation therapy salary rates generally fall between $36 and $38 per hour, or about $79,000 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Radiation therapist jobs requiring more advanced experience may offer greater levels of pay.

The radiation therapist employment opportunities offered by Med Travelers offer highly competitive salaries as well as a full range of benefits that includes free housing, partial expense compensation, and a range of bonus opportunities. We also provide free liability insurance, and comprehensive health insurance — not to mention the option of retaining your insurance coverage between travel assignments.

All salary estimates are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics at http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nat.htm. Retrieved Nov. 20, 2012.

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