We surveyed 59 oncologists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical oncologist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an oncologist?

Low

High

Working as an oncologist typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that oncologists are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become an oncologist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an oncologist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an oncologist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as an oncologist.