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 workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Nuclear Pharmacists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$94,964 - $132,240
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MEDIAN: $111,547
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$92,160 - $134,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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.


For Nuclear Pharmacists, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $107K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $113K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $126K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $134K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Nuclear Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$112,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None:
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