Nuclear Medicine Technologist

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October 30, 2016

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist Job Description

Nuclear Medicine Technologists Calculate, measure and record radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received, used and disposed, using computer and following physician’s prescription. Explain test procedures and safety precautions to patients and assist them during procedures. Administer radiopharmaceuticals or radiation to patients using radioisotope equipment under direction of physician. Produce a computer-generated or film image for interpretation by a physician. Prepare stock radiopharmaceuticals, adhering to safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to workers and patients.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist is $61425 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $82075. The lowest salary was $47661. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Median hourly wage for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist is $30.54 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $40.81. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $23.7. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Bonuses for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $500 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
Florida – $35,962 – $67,563
Georgia – $45,000 – $88,500
New York – $51,028 – $88,820
North Carolina – $49,132 – $64,094
Ohio – n/a
Pennsylvania – $38,520 – $90,913
Texas – $35,745 – $73,659

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These are the highest paying cities for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
Atlanta, Georgia –
New York, New York –
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania –
Miami, Florida –
Chicago, Illinois –
Houston, Texas –

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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Nuclear Medicine Technologist from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $61425 while in 2007 it was just $56964.47

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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52%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 48% of Nuclear Medicine Technologists were males while 52% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Radiologic Technologist
$32,540 – $62,740
Nuclear Medical Technologist
$38,493 – $85,462
Nuclear Medicine Technician
$34,241 – $78,997

Future Jobs

Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist
$52,407 – $96,855
Nuclear Medicine Technologist Supervisor
$61,715 – $101,278
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist
$48,099 – $84,837


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