Nuclear Pharmacist Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Nuclear Pharmacists in the United States, with median pay hovering around $112K per year. Most Nuclear Pharmacists are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Nuclear Pharmacists who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 60 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$95,532 - $130,471
MEDIAN: $112,041

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$95,532 - $130,471  
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$94,122 - $132,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Job Description for Nuclear Pharmacist

  • Perform a combination of clinical and distributive radiopharmacy services.
  • Ensure safety, testing and quality precautions are followed while compounding and dispensing products.
  • Provide radiopharmacy services to nuclear medicine and other medical services.

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Pay by Experience Level for

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

Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Nuclear Pharmacists — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. New workers enjoy hefty six-figure paychecks when they take on this position — $107K per year is the median for people who claim less than five years' experience. Nuclear Pharmacists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $125K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $131K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


40 %
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: