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Radiation Therapists in North Carolina

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Want to work in North Carolina as a Radiation Therapist? Read this first!

14.0% Jobs Projection
$74,820 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Radiation Therapists in North Carolina are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Radiation Therapists in North Carolina is growing faster than average.

  • Radiation Therapists in North Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Radiation Therapists Work in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, there were 550 people working as Radiation Therapists in the year 2018.

There were 490 Radiation Therapists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Radiation Therapists in NC Employment Trend

The typical state has 320 Radiation Therapists working in it, which means North Carolina has more Radiation Therapists than average.

Radiation Therapists in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Radiation Therapists in this state are growing at a rate of 14.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.6%.

Job Projections for Radiation Therapists: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 650 jobs for North Carolina Radiation Therapists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,200 annual jobs and 21,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Radiation Therapists Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Radiation Therapists ranged from $55,350 to $100,430 with $74,820 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.61 to $48.28. The median hourly rate was $35.97.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $36.61 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.64.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Radiation Therapists Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina Metros for Radiation Therapists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Radiation Therapists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 140 $66,710
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 80 $76,200
Greensboro-High Point, NC 70 $77,890
Raleigh, NC 60 $77,350

Top States for Radiation Therapists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Radiation Therapists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 2,200 $81,520
New York 1,150 $97,200
California 1,060 $112,870
Florida 1,010 $81,080
Wisconsin 910 $73,310
Pennsylvania 720 $80,240
Illinois 670 $85,030
Georgia 620 $80,830
Virginia 600 $75,440
Ohio 550 $77,010
North Carolina 550 $74,820
Massachusetts 480 $92,410
Michigan 480 $77,190
Alabama 450 $75,090
Tennessee 440 $71,330
Indiana 430 $80,060
Missouri 430 $73,580
New Jersey 420 $102,340
Washington 410 $99,570
Maryland 370 $89,710

Below are the states where Radiation Therapists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $112,870
Oregon $106,370
Connecticut $103,140
New Jersey $102,340
Washington $99,570
Delaware $97,990
New York $97,200
Massachusetts $92,410
Colorado $92,370
Rhode Island $91,750

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