A Nuclear Medicine Technologist earns an average wage of $29.15 per hour.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist Total Pay (?
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$47,625 - $80,610
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61K
72K
81K
MEDIAN: $61,232
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Nuclear Medicine Technologist Total Pay (?
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$22.58 - $38.65
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$47,625 - $80,610  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,016  
Profit Sharing
$59.60 - $5,238  
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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$47,736 - $82,329  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$22.58 - $38.65  
   
Overtime
$31.44 - $59.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,016  
   
Profit Sharing
$59.60 - $5,238  
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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$47,736 - $82,329  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,132
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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
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Pay Difference By Location
Philadelphia
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New York
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Chicago
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National Average
$62,000
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Baltimore
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Nashville
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Experience Affects Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salaries

Nuclear Medicine
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Cardiology
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National Average
$62,000
Radiology
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Gender
Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 22%
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