The average hourly pay for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist is $31.75.
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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 techn…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Nuclear Medicine Technologist
The top respondents for the job title Nuclear Medicine Technologist are from the companies Indiana University (IU) Health, Radnet and Digirad Imaging Solutions. Reported salaries are highest at Radnet where the average pay is $40.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cardiovascular Institute of The South and HCA, Inc., earning around $31.08 and $30.97, respectively. OhioHealth pays the lowest at around $24.57. Indiana University (IU) Health and Palmetto Health Baptist also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $25.73 and $25.86, respectively.
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Skills in Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Cardiology and Computed Tomography (CT) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.
Pay by Experience Level for Nuclear Medicine Technologist
An entry-level Nuclear Medicine Technologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $26.54 based on 68 salaries. An early career Nuclear Medicine Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.59 based on 447 salaries. A mid-career Nuclear Medicine Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.04 based on 355 salaries. An experienced Nuclear Medicine Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.36 based on 470 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $37.
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Employees with Nuclear Medicine Technologist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 22.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (11.8% less) and San Antonio, Texas (8.6% less).
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