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Radiation Oncologist

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Radiation oncologists provide radiation treatment and management of patients with cancer and other medical conditions.

Pay

Trainee radiation oncologists usually earn

$70K-$175K per year

Experienced radiation oncologists usually earn

$175K-$600K per year

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a radiation oncologist are good due to growing demand for treatment by an ageing population.
Two female and one male oncology students stand beside a dummy that is sitting on a linear accelerator machine to learn how to give radiation therapy.

Radiation oncologists treat cancer with linear accelerator machines

Last updated 2 June 2017