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Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salary

A Nuclear Medicine Technologist earns an average wage of $29.57 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$44,371 - $88,418
(Median)
$44K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,946
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$23.14 - $39.65
(Median)
$23
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,371 - $88,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,538  
Profit Sharing
$1.14 - $5,174  
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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$48,206 - $84,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$23.14 - $39.65  
   
Overtime
$33.03 - $61.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,538  
   
Profit Sharing
$1.14 - $5,174  
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).
)
$48,206 - $84,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 828

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salaries



Nuclear Medicine
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Cardiology
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Radiology
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National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 22%