Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salary

Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologists in the United States take home an average $36.38 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologists making up 75 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$64,500 - $85,762
$76K
MEDIAN: $75,561
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$28.29 - $44.64
$28
$37
$45
MEDIAN: $36.70
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$0$93K
Salary $75,561
Bonus $900
Total Pay (?
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$58,155 - $93,064
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $28.29 - $44.64
Overtime $37.81 - $69.22
Annual Data $0$93K
Bonus $900
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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$58,155 - $93,064
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

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Job Description for Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist

  • Calculate, measure and record radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received, used and disposed, using computer and following physician's prescription.
  • Leads and mentors the technical team in the nuclear medicine procedures department.
  • Produce a computer-generated or film image for interpretation by a physician.
  • Prepare stock radiopharmaceuticals, adhering to safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to workers and patients.
  • Prepare and administer radiopharmaceuticals or radiation to patients using radioisotope equipment under direction of physician.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 25 salaries. A Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist?

Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Kalispell:
"Opportunity for advancement."
The opportunity for advancement comes with your research on how to advance your department. Ownership of the practices of your department. The more opportunities that you can make for your patients to have the best advancements of nuclear Medicine available can provide self satisfaction. This might be integrating with other departments to provide new procedures or adding new outreach services.

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Key Stats for Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
41%
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Experience Affects Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$76,000

Experienced
▼4%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 9%
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