Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Salary
The average pay for a Nuclear Pharmacy Technician is $15.56 per hour.
|Hourly Rate||$12.89 - $24.92|
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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).)
|$27,040 - $54,534|
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.Read More...
These technicians are responsible for compounding and dispensing drugs. It is important to always follow safety procedures, rules, regulations, and laws relating to nuclear pharmacy. Problem-solving skills are important to be able to handle complex situations, and it's also important to stay up-to-date with developments in the field and any new procedures or medications that may be used. Nuclear pharmacy technicians often work under the supervision of a pharmacist; many of the assigned duties will be done independently, but it's also important to be able to coordinate work and communicate well with other pharmacists, technicians, and medical providers. These technicians also perform clerical work, such as keeping records, filing and organizing prescriptions, and creating reports, and computer skills are required for these tasks. Inventory tasks are carried out both manually and on a computer in order to ensure supplies are available and items are being used properly.
This is usually a full-time job, though hours may rotate. A high school diploma is often a minimum requirement, and further education is often required by employers. Some positions may require nighttime and/or early morning shifts. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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.
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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.
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