Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist is $30.43 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Total Pay (?
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$43,850 - $97,460
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MEDIAN: $64,201
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Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Total Pay (?
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$23.38 - $39.65
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$43,850 - $97,460  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,018  
Total Pay (?
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$48,115 - $84,652  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$23.38 - $39.65  
   
Overtime
$28.53 - $60.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$0.00 - $1,018  
   
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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$48,115 - $84,652  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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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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Experience Affects Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Salaries

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
up arrow 4%
Computed Tomography (CT)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$64,000
Nuclear Medicine
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Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 21%
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