Nuclear Pharmacist Salary

On average, Nuclear Pharmacists in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($112K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Nuclear Pharmacists. Nearly all get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 64 percent of Nuclear Pharmacists are male. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$101,311 - $135,583
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MEDIAN: $114,450
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Salary $101,311 - $135,583
Bonus $4,932
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$101,854 - $140,417
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Job Description for Nuclear Pharmacist

Nuclear pharmacists prepare radiopharmaceuticals for medical providers who then administer these medicines for therapeutic use, often to attempt to cure cancer. These pharmacists combine various radioactive compounds to prepare medicines and compounds which must be tested using quality control methods, so close attention to detail is important in this position so that medicines are always combined in the correct manner.

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Nuclear Pharmacist Tasks

  • Provide radiopharmacy services to nuclear medicine and other medical services.
  • Ensure safety, testing and quality precautions are followed while compounding and dispensing products.
  • Perform a combination of clinical and distributive radiopharmacy services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nuclear Pharmacist

Pay by Experience for a Nuclear Pharmacist has a positive trend. An entry-level Nuclear Pharmacist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nuclear Pharmacist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Nuclear Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 7 salaries. A Nuclear Pharmacist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Nuclear Pharmacist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Nuclear Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$117,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 4%