Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salary

A Nuclear Medicine Technologist earns an average wage of $30.18 per hour.
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$45,424 - $89,520
$45K
$67K
$90K
MEDIAN: $67,045
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$24.23 - $41.43
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,424 - $89,520  
   
Bonus
$289.06 - $4,637  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
Total Pay (?
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$49,911 - $89,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.23 - $41.43  
   
Overtime
$33.39 - $61.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$289.06 - $4,637  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$49,911 - $89,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 701

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Job Description for Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Nuclear medicine technologist help deliver professional, personalized, quality care for patients. They perform and analyze therapeutic and diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures. Conducting quality control and quality assurance procedures in compliance with state, local, and federal regulations is also expected. This job often takes place in a fast-paced environment in which technology changes regularly; this means technologists must take relevant classes periodically to stay up to date on technologies and procedures.

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist Tasks

  • 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.
  • Collects and analyzes data, produces a computer-generated or film image for interpretation by a physician.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Nuclear Medicine Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 351 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nuclear Medicine Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 251 salaries. An experienced Nuclear Medicine Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 255 salaries. A Nuclear Medicine Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 132 salaries.

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National Average: $64,792

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Key Stats for Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$65,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salaries


National Average
$65,000


Cardiology
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▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 24%
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