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Highest Paying Industries for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

The top 35 highest paying industries for nuclear medicine technologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $84,270, colleges, universities, and professional schools is the highest paying industry for nuclear medicine technologists. It is followed by educational services industry (average annual salary $84,270). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of nuclear medicine technologists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 35 Highest Paying Industries for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$84,270
90
2 Educational Services
$84,270
90
3 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$82,670
60
4 Educational Services - State government owned
$82,670
60
5 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$80,980
160
6 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$76,640
220
7 Outpatient Care Centers
$75,330
310
8 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$74,860
280
9 State government, including schools and hospitals
$74,500
400
10 Offices of Physicians
$74,390
4,160
11 Hospitals - State government owned
$73,490
340
12 Temporary Help Services
$73,360
40
13 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$73,240
5,820
14 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$73,120
70
15 Health Care and Social Assistance
$72,150
19,900
16 Hospitals - Privately owned
$72,020
12,390
17 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$71,920
12,230
18 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$71,780
14,080
19 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$71,700
13,850
20 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$71,540
50
21 Administrative and Support Services
$70,080
60
22 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$70,080
60
23 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$69,810
1,870
24 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$69,070
1,260
25 Employment Services
$69,020
60
26 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$68,880
1,370
27 Hospitals - Local government owned
$68,740
1,350
28 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$68,710
1,350
29 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$66,830
120
30 Federal, State, and Local Government
$66,830
120
31 Federal government, including USPS
$65,720
100
32 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$65,720
100
33 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$56,840
n/a
34 Rental and Leasing Services
$56,840
n/a
35 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$56,840
n/a
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