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Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salary

A Nuclear Medicine Technologist earns an average wage of $29.47 per hour.
$45,214 - $85,634
(Median)
45K
63K
74K
86K
MEDIAN: $62,763
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$22.89 - $39.26
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$45,214 - $85,634  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,963  
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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$47,836 - $83,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$22.89 - $39.26  
   
Overtime
$32.70 - $60.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,963  
   
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).
)
$47,836 - $83,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 819
United States (change)

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
$62,000


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
$62,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 167 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 22%