$30.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$850

Profit Sharing

$4,991

Commission

$500
A Nuclear Medicine Technologist earns an average wage of $30.18 per hour.
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$46,292 - $92,776
$46K
$67K
$93K
MEDIAN: $67,116
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$24.45 - $41.68
$24
$31
$42
MEDIAN: $30.80
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$0$92K
Salary $46,292 - $92,776
Bonus $0.00 - $4,250
Profit Sharing $4,991
Commission $500
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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$50,568 - $90,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 306
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $24.45 - $41.68
Overtime $33.93 - $63.84
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,250
Commission $500
Profit Sharing $4,991
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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$50,568 - $90,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,322

Job Description for Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Nuclear medicine technologist help deliver professional, personalized, quality care for patients. They perform and analyze therapeutic and diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures. Conducting quality control and quality assurance procedures in compliance with state, local, and federal regulations is also expected. This job often takes place in a fast-paced environment in which technology changes regularly; this means technologists must take relevant classes periodically to stay up to date on technologies and procedures.

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist Tasks

  • Calculate, measure and record radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received, used and disposed, using computer and following physician's prescription.
  • Collects and analyzes data, produces a computer-generated or film image for interpretation by a physician.
  • Prepare and administer radiopharmaceuticals or radiation to patients using radioisotope equipment under direction of physician.
  • Explain test procedures and safety precautions to patients and assist them during procedures.

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Common Career Paths for Nuclear Medicine Technologist


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Popular Skills for Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Pay by Experience Level for Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Nuclear Medicine Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 351 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $65,000 based on 251 salaries. An experienced Nuclear Medicine Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 255 salaries. A 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 $75,000 based on 132 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,696

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist Reviews

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

Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Honolulu:
"Nuc med."
Pros: 7-4 type job, not very physical, very hands-on.
Cons: Supervisors dont do anything.

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Key Stats for Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salaries

▲14%

▲6%

National Average
$66,000

▼1%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salaries


National Average
$66,000


Cardiology
▼3%


▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 20%