$70,202
Avg. Salary
$35.29
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist with Computed Tomography (CT) skills is $35.29 per hour.

The average pay for a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist with Computed Tomography (CT) skills is $70,202 per year.

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$0$107K
Salary $56,227 - $85,674
Bonus $2,000
Total Pay (?
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$58,442 - $107,113
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$87
Hourly Rate $28.57 - $53.16
Overtime $57.00
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $2,000
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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$58,442 - $107,113
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

Job Description for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist

The position of a positron emission tomography technologist requires a great deal of expertise in the radiology field. The responsibilities of a positron emission tomography technologist include research and the performance of procedures utilizing a positron emission machine. The positron emission tomography technologist works closely with patients, as they seek a diagnosis or treatment for an ailment or condition. A positron emission tomography technologist should therefore have the ability to be empathetic, they are occasionally delivering undesirable news to a patient. In addition, strong communication skills are essential. Moreover, excellent problem-solving skills are important, as it is essential to have the ability to analyze the patient's scan and develop an accurate diagnosis.

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Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Tasks

  • Calibrate, maintain and troubleshoot radiologic equipment.
  • Monitor patients' conditions and reactions during scan, reporting abnormal signs to physician.
  • Perform complex PET exams and transmission scans, consulting with Radiologist for appropriate scan procedure.
  • Review and evaluate computer generated information to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 13 salaries. A Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 19%