Demographic information on Radiation therapists in the US. The average age of male Radiation therapists in the workforce is 44.1 and of female Radiation therapists is 42.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Radiation therapists is White.
Data on higher education choices for Radiation therapists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Radiation therapists is Health but a relatively high number of Radiation therapists hold a major in Communications.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Radiation therapists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Radiation therapists need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Radiation therapists need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Selection, and Science.
Projections on wages and job growth for Radiation therapists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Radiation therapists are expected to see a growth of 12.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.