|Quick Facts: Medical Dosimetrists|
$128,970 per year
$62.01 per hour
|3% (As fast as average)|
Medical dosimetrists calculate doses of radiation and design and oversee treatment plans for patients with cancer and other serious diseases.
Most medical dosimetrists work in healthcare settings, such as hospitals and physicians' offices. They may spend much of their time working at a computer.
To enter the occupation, medical dosimetrists typically need a bachelor's degree and must complete an accredited medical dosimetry program. Employers usually require workers to have certification.
The median annual wage for medical dosimetrists was $128,970 in May 2022.
Employment of medical dosimetrists is projected to grow 3 percent from 2022 to 2032, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
About 200 openings for medical dosimetrists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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