Employment Outlook

Radiation Therapy Technicians focusing on patient care Employment for radiation therapists are projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations in the coming years. Job availability exists nationally, both in urban and rural areas. 

A radiation therapist may work in a hospital or university-based department, a free-standing oncology clinic, or they may work for a research company or even sales based business. The salary range varies not only with skill level but also with job duties

Program Effectiveness Data

Program effectiveness data includes examination pass rates, job placement rates, and program completion rates.  With a 5 year (2009-2013) average from totaling 43 participants, the following program effectiveness rates are below;

  • 5 Year average job placement rate within 6 months of graduation is 95%
  • The annual program completion rate is 98%
  • During 2009-2013,  OHSU had 44 first time examinees taking the national certification exam.
  • During 2009-2013, OHSU had 43 first time examinees passed the national certification exam on the first attempt.
  • During 2009-2013, OHSU has 2 graduates still actively seeking employment
  • During 2009-2013, OHSU has 43 graduates employed
  • Currently OHSU has 9 students initially enrolled in the most recent graduating class 
  • Out of 9 students, 8 students are expected to graduate