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Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Salary

The average rate for a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist is $31.34 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$47,344 - $86,202
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$47K
$69K
$86K
MEDIAN: $68,686
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$24.41 - $40.92
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$24
$31
$41
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$47,344 - $86,202  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $546  
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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$50,685 - $85,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.41 - $40.92  
   
Overtime
$34.22 - $61.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $546  
   
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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$50,685 - $85,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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Job Description for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist

  • Perform complex PET exams and transmission scans, consulting with Radiologist for appropriate scan procedure.
  • Review and evaluate computer generated information to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Calibrate, maintain and troubleshoot radiologic equipment.
  • Monitor patients' conditions and reactions during scan, reporting abnormal signs to physician.

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

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Experience Affects Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Salaries



Nuclear Medicine
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National Average
$67,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 20%