Salary for Nuclear Medicine Physicians

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Physicians who administer radionuclides for the treatment of conditions are called nuclear medicine physicians. They interpret data and diagnostic imaging, confer and coordinate treatment plans with other physicians, meet with patients after treatments to discuss outcomes and the need for further treatment, and review patient medical histories in order to determine the suitability of patients for treatment with radioisotopes, and the procedures and particular radioisotopes to be administered. Additionally, these professionals establish and enforce radiation protection standards for patients and staff. A doctoral or professional degree and an understanding of biology and physics are important for this occupation.

A Nuclear Medicine Physician usually gets a pay level of somewhere between $61,380 and $208,000 depending on level of experience. will normally receive average salaries of two hundred and eightteen thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars per annum.

can get the best compensation in Maine, which has normal pay levels of close to about $279,700. People working these jobs make the most money in Retail Trade, which has job pay of $273,290.

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Nuclear Medicine Physicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Retail Trade
Public Administration
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Finance and Insurance
Health Care and Social Assistance

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
Wholesale Trade
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Other Services (except Public Administration)