Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salary (United States)

A Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist earns an average wage of $33.86 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist Total Pay (?
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$51,446 - $93,675
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $70,834
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Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist Total Pay (?
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$26.01 - $45.14
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,446 - $93,675  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $3,084  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,622 - $96,430  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$26.01 - $45.14  
   
Overtime
$41.92 - $62.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $3,084  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$53,622 - $96,430  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Job Description for Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist

  • Prepare stock radiopharmaceuticals, adhering to safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to workers and patients.
  • Prepare and administer radiopharmaceuticals or radiation to patients using radioisotope equipment under direction of physician.
  • Explain test procedures and safety precautions to patients and assist them during procedures.
  • Calculate, measure and record radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received, used and disposed, using computer and following physician's prescription.
  • Leads and mentors the technical team in the┬ánuclear medicine procedures department.

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Experience Affects Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salaries

Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$74,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 17%
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