Medical Imaging
Radiation Therapy Technologist

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Salary: $53,218 - $79,634
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Hourly: $27.76 - $41.65
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Outlook: 4 Stars
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Length of Training: 1-4 years
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Length of Training/Requirements
Programs to be an RTT may vary from one year to several years, depending on program design and the certification that is offered.

Licensure/Certification
To work in the state of Texas, Radiation Therapy Technologists must obtain a license. Applicants must graduate from an accredited program and then pass the radiation therapy technologist examination offered by the American Registry for Radiation Technologists. To maintain this certification, RTTs are required to take approved continuing education each year.

Educational Programs
(The following programs have been accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. For more up-to-date information, please check the JRCERT webpage: www.jrcert.org.)

University or College City Degree*
Amarillo College Amarillo A
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Baylor University Medical Center Dallas C
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El Paso Community College District El Paso A
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Galveston College Galveston A
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Lone Star College System: Cy-Fair Campus Cypress A
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Lone Star College System: Montgomery Campus Conroe A
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McLennan Community College Waco A
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Midwestern State University Wichita Falls A,B,M
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Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos B
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The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas B
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate