Nuclear Pharmacist Salary

Salaries for Nuclear Pharmacists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($112K) per year. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. There are more male Nuclear Pharmacists than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 62 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$96,526 - $132,049
MEDIAN: $112,483

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$96,526 - $132,049  
$1,188 - $14,483  
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$96,356 - $135,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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 Nuclear Pharmacist

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. For Nuclear Pharmacists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $125K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $133K on average.

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Experience Affects Nuclear Pharmacist Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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


38 %
62 %

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: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits