Radiation Therapists

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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

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or 34% probability of automation

Projected Growth

14%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$80,160

or $38.54 hourly

People Employed

17,450

as of 2016

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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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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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