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

The average rate for a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist is $30.49 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 Salary (?
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$45,000 - $92,000
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MEDIAN: $64,833
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Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Salary (?
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$23.40 - $39.43
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
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$45,000 - $92,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $982  
Total Pay (?
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$47,939 - $83,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$23.40 - $39.43  
   
Overtime
$33.76 - $59.68  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$0.00 - $982  
   
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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$47,939 - $83,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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

Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$64,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Salaries

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
up arrow 1%
Computed Tomography (CT)
0%
National Average
$64,000
Nuclear Medicine
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 21%