Radiation Therapists

34%

Will "Radiation Therapists" be replaced by AI & Robots?

There is a small chance this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 41% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Start worrying

or 34% probability of automation

Projected Growth

14%

by 2024

People Employed

17,860

as of 2019

Median Annual Wage

$85,560

or $41.13 hourly

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How this compares with other jobs: 250 out of 707

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People Employed (US)

Median Annual Wage (US)

Job description

Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and diagnosis; acting as liaison with physician and supportive care personnel; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files. May assist in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.

SOC Code: 29-1124

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Comments

I'm not telling you my name you creep (Likely) says
I voted likely mainly because I believe that basic steps can be made by machines, not saying that there won't still be a need for human interference.
May 23, 2020 at 03:11 AM
Michael Piva (Small chance) says
The job description neglects the large role Radiation Therapists have in providing patient care and support
Nov 08, 2019 at 08:05 PM

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