Training Requirements for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Nuclear medicine technologists need an associate's degree.

Degrees for Nuclear medicine technologists
Percent
Less than High School 0.8
High School 5.8
Some College 19.1
Associates Degree 44.5
Bachelors Degree 24.8
Masters Degree 3.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.6

Employment Outlook for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

This represents about 20,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more nuclear medicine technologists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.

Typical Income for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Hourly Income

On average,nuclear medicine technologists make $36.52 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Nuclear medicine technologists $25.69 $30.25 $35.75 $42.60 $48.96
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health technologists and technicians $12.29 $15.63 $20.55 $27.58 $35.76
Diagnostic related technologists and technicians $18.53 $23.53 $29.40 $36.40 $44.03
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, nuclear medicine technologists make $75,960 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Nuclear medicine technologists $53,440 $62,910 $74,350 $88,610 $101,850
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health technologists and technicians $25,570 $32,510 $42,750 $57,370 $74,390
Diagnostic related technologists and technicians $38,540 $48,950 $61,160 $75,710 $91,590
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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