Salary for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

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Also known as:  Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Isotope Technologist, Nuclear Cardiology Technologist, Nuclear Medical Technologist, Radioisotope Technologist, Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist

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Nuclear medicine technologists prepare, use, and chart the flow of radiopharmaceuticals in patient's bodies, and produce images on film or in digital format for interpretation and use by physicians. They are required to maintain detailed records of the amount of radiopharmaceuticals administered, following physician's prescriptions. Additionally, these professionals may be involved in the administration and processing of cardiac function tests. An Associate's degree is the minimum education level required for this profession.

A Nuclear Medicine Technologist gets a salary of between $57,830 to $109,070 depending on levels of tenure. usually receive a salary of eigthy-two thousand and eigthy dollars per annum.

can receive the highest pay in California, where they can get average wages of close to about $121,070. People in this category of job can expect the highest salaries in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they get average job salaries of $82,150.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 34.50 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

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

Health Care and Social Assistance
$82,150
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$80,480
Public Administration
$76,820
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$64,680

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$64,680
Public Administration
$76,820
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$80,480
Health Care and Social Assistance
$82,150