Nuclear Pharmacist Salary

Average pay for a Nuclear Pharmacist in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $112K per year. Men make up a slight majority of Nuclear Pharmacists (55 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$93,420 - $130,879
(Median)
$93K
$110K
$130K
MEDIAN: $111,547
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$90,900 - $133,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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 does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $107K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $113K. Nuclear Pharmacists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $125K. Nuclear Pharmacists who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $133K.

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Experience Affects Nuclear Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

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
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None:
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