We surveyed 122 radiation therapists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical radiation therapist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a radiation therapist?

Low

High

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

Can I learn to become a radiation therapist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a radiation therapist 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 a radiation therapist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a radiation therapist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for radiation therapists.