Career Opportunities for Medical Dosimetry, M.S.

The National Industry-Occupation Employment Outlook published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor predicts ongoing increases in the need for radiation therapists (which currently includes medical dosimetrists in the BLS statistics) as one of the fastest growing professions in the United States. However, wages for medical dosimetrists significantly exceed those of radiation therapists. The advances in treatment planning combined with the increase in radiation oncology centers, has increased the demand for certified medical dosimetrists. Given the diversity and ever changing technology of the job, lifelong career satisfaction is achievable. Medical Dosimetrists are employed in radiation oncology centers nationwide.



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