Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Salary

The average pay for a Nuclear Pharmacy Technician is $15.56 per hour.

$12.89 - $24.92
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MEDIAN: $16.43
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Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.89 - $24.92
Overtime $30.97
Annual Data $0$54K
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$27,040 - $54,534
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

Job Description for Nuclear Pharmacy Technician

Nuclear pharmacy technicians prepare drugs such as radiopharmaceuticals, which are often used for chemotherapy, to medical providers. Strong knowledge of these nuclear drugs and their risks and benefits is essential, as these technicians often consult or advise medical providers regarding their nature and how to use them properly.

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Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Tasks

  • Select, prepare and stock medications and supplies.
  • Prepare and maintain compliance documentation of preparing and shipping products.
  • Compound and dispense radiopharmaceuticals under direct supervision of Pharmacist.

Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Nuclear Pharmacy Technician

Pay by Experience for a Nuclear Pharmacy Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Nuclear Pharmacy Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nuclear Pharmacy Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Nuclear Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 9 salaries. A Nuclear Pharmacy Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 10 salaries.

Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Nuclear Pharmacy Technician?

Nuclear Pharmacy Technician in Ridgeland:
"Its rewarding. Infeel like Im helping save lives. Intense."
Pros: Helping people. The staff is wonderful. Its like a big family. I'm constantly learning.
Cons: I wish I could find an affordable house or apartment closer to my job.

Key Stats for Nuclear Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲20%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 15%