There are currently an estimated 19,100 radiation therapists in the United States. The radiation therapist job market is expected to grow by 12.6% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are radiation therapists?
CareerExplorer rates radiation therapists with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 4,500 radiation therapists. That number is based on 2,400 additional radiation therapists, and the retirement of 2,100 existing radiation therapists.
What’s the supply of radiation therapists?
The radiation therapist industry is concentrated in Texas, New York, California
Radiation Therapist job market by state
|State Name||Employed Radiation Therapists|
|District of Columbia||120|