Nuclear Medicine Technologists Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for nuclear medicine technologists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nuclear medicine technologists among California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nuclear Medicine Technologists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,640
25th Percentile Wage
$94,350
50th Percentile Wage
$111,510
75th Percentile Wage
$126,800
90th Percentile Wage
$145,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nuclear medicine technologists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $111,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $83,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nuclear medicine technologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$111,510
3.90% 17.27%
2016
$107,160
1.77% -
2015
$105,260
7.37% -
2014
$97,500
3.24% -
2013
$94,340
2.22% -
2012
$92,250
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nuclear Medicine Technologists in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nuclear medicine technologists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nuclear medicine technologists in state of California ranges from $98,370 to $124,290. The highest paying area for nuclear medicine technologists in California is Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville with a median annual salary of $124,290. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (mean annual salary $123,350). The lowest paying area is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana with a median annual salary of $98,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$124,290
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$123,350
Vallejo-Fairfield
$122,950
Stockton
$120,660
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$119,040
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$117,410
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$113,960
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$113,820
Fresno
$112,710
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$111,360
Modesto
$107,350
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$105,200
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$102,100
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$100,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$98,370




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