Nuclear Pharmacist Salary

Generous salaries abound for Nuclear Pharmacists in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($113K) per year. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Nuclear Pharmacists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$100,888 - $129,780
$100K
$110K
$130K
MEDIAN: $112,597
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$53.26 - $65.25
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MEDIAN: $58.96
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$100,888 - $129,780  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$102,150 - $136,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$58.96  
   
Overtime
$91.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$102,150 - $136,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Nuclear Pharmacist

Nuclear pharmacists prepare radiopharmaceuticals for medical providers who then administer these medicines for therapeutic use, often to attempt to cure cancer. These pharmacists combine various radioactive compounds to prepare medicines and compounds which must be tested using quality control methods, so close attention to detail is important in this position so that medicines are always combined in the correct manner.

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Nuclear Pharmacist Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Nuclear Pharmacist

Pay by Experience for a Nuclear Pharmacist has a positive trend. An entry-level Nuclear Pharmacist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nuclear Pharmacist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Nuclear Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 7 salaries. A Nuclear Pharmacist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Nuclear Pharmacist

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Nuclear Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$114,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼3%

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
no benefits
None:
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